• Position:  InstructorKopkaLewis_Tina_Headshot.jpg
  • Department: School of Health Sciences
    Health Administration Division
  • Campus Address: 208 Rowe Hall
  • Phone: 989-774-1677
  • Email: kopka1tl@cmich.edu

Dr. Tina Lewis-Kopka is a lecturer in the Health Administration program in The Herbert H. & Grace A. Dow College of Health Professions School of Health Sciences at Central Michigan University. Before earning her doctorate in health administration, Dr. Lewis-Kopka was an occupational therapist with over 15 years of experience in skilled nursing working with the geriatric population. Dr. Lewis-Kopka became a Level II senior occupational therapist, receiving specialty certificates in vestibular rehabilitation and dementia with a focus on fall prevention. 

Dr. Lewis-Kopka received her bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy from Baker College in Flint, Michigan. Dr. Lewis-Kopka continued her educational pursuits and received a master’s degree in gerontology and a doctoral degree in health administration from the University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Lewis-Kopka’s teaching experience includes Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw, Michigan and Davenport University in Grand Rapids, teaching courses in occupational therapy and research.