University of Iowa Core Faculty

Noel Estrada-Hernandez, Ph.D., CRC

  • Director, Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Ethics
  • Associate Professor
  • Department Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, The University of Iowa
  • Director of Research, Iowa Center for Assistive Technology, Education and Research 

Vilia M. Tarvydas, Ph.D., LMHC, CRC

  • Emerita Professor
  • Department Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, The University of Iowa

Affiliate Scholars

  • Mary Barros-Bailey, PhD, CRC, CDMS, CLCP, NCC, D/ABVE
    • Bilingual Rehabilitation Counselor
    • Vocational Expert
    • Life Care Planner
  • R. Rocco Cottone, PhD, CRC
    • Professor of Counseling and Family Therapy
    • Coordinator, Doctoral Programs
    • Division of Counseling and Family Therapy
    • University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Michael Leahy, PhD, CRC
    • Professor & Program Director
    • Office of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies
    • Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
    • Michigan State University
  • Linda K. Shaw, PhD, CRC
    • Professor and Department Head
    • Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and School Psychology
    • University of Arizona
  • Barbara O’Rourke, RN, PhD, LP, LMHC
    • Private Practice
    • Psychiatric Associates, Iowa City
  • Jodi L. Saunders, Ph.D., CRC
    • Associate Professor
    • Department Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, The University of Iowa
  • Michael T. Hartley, PhD, CRC
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Services,
    • University of Arizona
  • Christine Urish, PhD, OTR/L, BCMH, FAOTA
    • Professor
    • Occupational Therapy Department
    • St. Ambrose University
  • Sara Pfister Johnston, PhD, CRC
    • Assistant Professor
    • Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
    • Texas Tech University
  • Tamara Thomas, PhD, CRC
    • Assistant Professor
    • Human Performance and Sport Sciences
    • Winston Salem State University
  • Lori Magnuson, PhD, CRC
    • Assistant Professor
    • Counseling and Human Services
    • The University of Scranton