Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Debbie Allen

Scrimshaw Health Sciences Hall 323, Troy
[email protected]


Post-Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, concentration in Pediatric Science – Rocky Mountain University, 2011

B.S. in Occupational Therapy, Utica College, 1995


NYS License
NBCOT Certified

Local Certification, Assistive Technology Specialist

Clinical Practice

Occupational Therapist (previously full time for 16 years, now part time) in school-based practice and as a private practice evaluator (4 years).

Courses Taught

  • OTH-616 Evaluation and Intervention: School-Based Practice and Lab
  • OTH-626 Level I Fieldwork: Pediatrics
  • OTH-512 Technology and Adaptations in OT Practice
  • OTH-617 Evaluation and Intervention: Early Intervention Settings and Lab
  • OTH-622 Fieldwork Seminar
  • OTH-514 Occupational Performance in Children and Youth and Lab
  • OTH 567- Research Methods for Health Professionals
  • OTH 669-Research Seminar I
  • OTH 670- Research Seminar II


Child Hand Development: Present Implications for Children’s Occupations, Doctoral Capstone, 2011


Child Hand Development, NYSOTA Annual Conference, Rochester – November 2012

AOTA Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program, Utica, NY – October 4-5, 2013, Auburn, NY – June 8-9, 2012

Professional Organizations

Member of American Occupational Therapy Association

Member of New York State Occupational Therapy Association


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