Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Leslie Bennett, OTD, OTR/L

316 Scrimshaw Health Sciences Hall, Troy Campus
[email protected]


Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, May 2018
M.S. in Healthcare Ethics, Creighton University, (Projected Graduation Spring 2019)
B.S./M.S. in Occupational Therapy, The Sage Colleges, May 2004, Russell Sage College alumni


Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
Certification: Health Care Ethics

Clinical Practice

Inpatient/Outpatient Physical Rehabilitation, Sunnyview Rehabilitation
Community OT Practice: Hospice/End-of-Life Care

Courses Taught

  • OTH 501 Neuroscience
  • OTH 507AL Functional Anatomy Lab
  • OTH 608BL Foundations of Rehabilitation: Physical Agents Modalities Lab
  • OTH 609L Evaluation and Intervention: Psychosocial Settings Lab
  • OTH 620 Occupational Therapy in Community OT Practice
  • OTH 636 Clinical and Professional Reasoning Seminar



  • Research Author: A Question of Ethics: Productivity standards and their impact on patient quality of care outcomes. (submitted for review Journal name February 2018)
  • Author: Ethics and Fieldwork Chapter: OT Management Text (AOTA Press)


  • Infant Mental Health Competencies; Oral Presentation at North Carolina Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference-November 2017
  • Productivity and Practice; Oral Presentation at American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference-April 2018
  • Infant Mental Health Association; Poster Presentation at North Carolina Infant Mental Health Association Annual Conference

Professional Organizations

  • AOTA Member
  • NYSOTA Member
  • Kinesio Taping Association Member


Troy Faculty Counsel
Inter-Professional Education Committee