Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

323 Scrimshaw Health Science Hall, Troy Campus
518-244-4596
[email protected]

Education

Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, Boston University, September 2019
MS in Occupational Therapy and BS in Health Sciences, Touro College, 1998
BA in Psychology, SUNY at Stony Brook,  1994

Certifications

Licensed Occupational Therapist in New York
Registered Occupational Therapist with NBCOT (National Board for Certified Occupational Therapy)
Sensory Integrative and Praxis Test (SIPT) Certification
National Standardized Child Passenger Safety Technician, specializing in Special Needs Car Seats
NYS Emergency Medical Technician (EMT–B)

 Clinical Practice

Level 1 Trauma Center Hospital clinician
Inpatient Rehabilitation clinician
Outpatient Rehabilitation clinician
Pediatric Homecare and business owner
School based practitioner
Special Interest in exploring Alternative Areas of Practice

Courses Taught

  • OTH 504 Foundations of Occupational Therapy, Lecture and Lab
  • OTH 611 Adult Physical Rehabilitation I, Lab
  • OTH 618 Adult Physical Rehabilitation II, Lab
  • OTH612 Management of Occupational Therapy Services, Lecture and Seminar
  • OTH 622 Fieldwork Seminar
  • OTH 624 Level 1 Fieldwork: Physical Rehabilitation
  • OTH 627 & OTH 628 Level II Fieldwork: Part 1 & 2

 Publications: 

Assessment and Management of Visual Deficits Within the Hospital Setting, Dissemination through ProQuest, 10/24/2019

Presentations:

Assessment and Management of Visual Deficits Within the Hospital Setting,  Boston University, 8/19 and AOTA Annual Conference, 3/20
Move it or Lose It! The How’s and Why’s to Safely Mobilizing your Patient, 7th Annual Not Just Orthopedics Conference, Albany Medical Center, 11/16
Gait Belts 1-0-1, 4th Annual Not Just Orthopedics Conference,  Albany Medical Center, 10/13

Professional Organizations

AOTA Member
NYSOTA Member, former Continuing Education Chair and Co-Chair