Theresa Hand, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Dean, School of Health Sciences;
Chair & Program Director
Phone: (518) 244-2069
Office: Hart Hall 202
Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy - Creighton University, 2011
Curriculum and Instruction Coursework – completed 12 credits in PhD program
SUNY Albany 2001-2
M.S. in Health Services Administration 1997
The Sage Colleges
B.S. in Occupational Therapy 1987
University of New Hampshire
Certified Hand Therapist - 1993
Previous held Occupational Therapist part and full time practice in hand therapy for 21 years, now seeing patients privately.
OTH-507 Functional Anatomy and Applied Kinesiology
OTH-606 Evaluation and Intervention: Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation and Lab
Enhancing occupational therapy education through faculty engagement in curriculum mapping and pedagogical reflection. Short course - AOTA Education Summit, Atlanta – October 2013
Faculty Experience of Pedagogic Change to Active Learning Research Manuscript – 5/09
MacNeil, C. & Hand, T. (2014). Enhancing occupational therapy education through engagement in curriculum mapping and pedagogical reflection. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, Fall.
Uhl, R.L. & Hartshorn Hand, T. (1997). Mobilization after fractures of the hand. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics, 7 (2), 145-151.
Uhl, R.L., Dubin, A., Manseau, C. and Hartshorn, T.M. (1996). Neurologic manifestations of cumulative trauma disorder. The American Journal of Orthopedics, 25 9(7), 478-480.
Brachial Plexus Traction Injuries: Diagnosis and Conservative Management. Journal of Hand Therapy- March 1996
Member of American Society of Hand Therapists
Member of American Occupational Therapy Association
Chair of Occupational Therapy Department – 8/08 to present
Program Director Occupational Therapy Department – 6/10 to present
Committee on Academic and Information Technologies – Chair, 2010-11
RPI Biosafety Committee – 2010-11
ASHT Committee Member – 2010-11, Evidence Based Practice