Jenene Woods Craig, Ph.D., MBA, OTR/L

PhD in Infant and Early Childhood Child Development with emphasis in Mental Health and Developmental Disorders- Fielding Graduate University, 2015

Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 1988

B.S. Occupational Therapy, Medical College of Georgia, 1982

NIDCAP trained – 1997

Dr. Craig lives in metro Atlanta, GA., is an Associate Professor and the Department Chair of Brenau University’s School of Occupational Therapy Norcross Day program.  She has been practicing for 34 years, received her BS in OT at the Medical College of Georgia, her MBA from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and her PhD in Infant and Childhood Disorders with emphasis in Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities from Fielding Graduate University.

She began her career practicing in both adult acute care and pediatrics and has been specialized in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with premature infants since 1985. She was privileged to receive her NIDCAP training for NICU caregiving under the tutelage of Dr. Heidelise Als in Boston, MA. For many years, Jenene served as CEO of ‘Family Infant Connections’, a NICU consulting practice.

Jenene currently serves as the Director of Education for National Association of Neonatal Therapists (NANT) and was the inaugural Co-Chair of the Neonatal Therapists National Certification Board (NTNCB).  In addition to consulting with several local NICUs, Jenene works PRN at a regional Level III NICU and is currently on the Board of Directors for the National Perinatal Association.  She also serves as a national speaker for the care of premature infants and families embattled in the stressful environment of the NICU.  Jenene’s personal passion is to support multidisciplinary work in the NICU with a focus on parent-infant outcomes.

Jenene was born in Rapid City, South Dakota but claims Augusta, Georgia as home. Her first passion is as wife and mother of six children. In her free time, Jenene is an active member of the Metro Jazz Club Band where she plays alto saxophone, and the principal oboist for a few orchestras.

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