Vicki Mason, DHSc

Associate Clinical Professor, Denton Campus and Dallas Center

Vicki Mason


Dallas Center
5500 Southwestern Medical Avenue
Dallas, TX 75235
Phone: 214-689-7760
Denton Campus
1314 N. Bell Avenue
Denton, TX 76209
Phone: 940-898-2811

Research Focus

Employer- Employee Expectations and Fit:  Issues surrounding professionalism; value-based recruitment and interviewing; job satisfaction; interprofessional communication and collaboration; along with current trends in the health care delivery system and the resulting effects on health care practitioners.

Current Projects

  • Occupational therapy practitioners’ perceptions of job satisfaction
  • Value-based recruitment in employers hiring rehabilitation therapy professionals


2016:  DHSc, Doctor of Health Science, A.T. Still University

1997:  Certificate in Assisted Living Management, Tarrant County College

1996:  Certificate in Long Term Care Administration, Tarrant County College

1987:   M.S. Healthcare Administration, University of St. Francis

1980:   B.S. Biology, Murray State University

Recent Publications


Mason, V., & Mathieson, K. (2017). Occupational therapy practitioners’ perceptions of professionalism. Open Journal of Occupational Therapy. (Accepted/in press)

Mason, V., Buckingham, D., Stedke, S., & Dickinson, C. (2017). Purposeful Partnerships Make a Difference.  Exceptional Parent. (Submitted).

Hennigan, M., & Mason, V. (2016). Perceptions of practice. Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners, 32(4), p 5-6.


Mason, V. (1997). Marketing the continuum of care: strategies for developing community services. Burr Ridge, IL: McGraw Hill.

Honors and Awards

2015: Letter of Appreciation – Texas Occupational Therapy Association

2014: Outstanding Service Award – Texas Occupational Therapy Association

Potential Research Opportunities for Students

Investigations into employers’ value-based recruitment strategies and perceived effectiveness of rehabilitation recruitment materials.


  • Texas Occupational Therapy Association
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Texas Society of Allied Health Professions
  • Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions
  • Texas Interprofessional Education Task Force

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