About Bonnie Fischer-Camara

BONNIE FISCHER-CAMARA, OTD, OTR/L received her OTD from Boston University, MS in Occupational Therapy and BS in Health Sciences from Touro College, and BA in Psychology from SUNY Stonybrook. Bonnie’s research addressed the referral process, evaluation, and intervention for patients with visual deficits in a hospital setting. With a special interest in exploring alternative areas of OT practice, Bonnie’s clinical experience is varied and she is a business owner. Most recently she has been working in a Level I Trauma hospital setting. However, Bonnie also has clinical experience in adult rehabilitation (inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation), early intervention, and school based settings. Bonnie holds certificates in the Sensory Integration and Praxis Test, National Standardized Child Passenger Safety Technician, and as an Emergency Medical Technician. Bonnie’s primary teaching responsibilities include foundation coursework, adult physical disabilities, and fieldwork.

Recent 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 and 2

Research Interests

Alternative areas of practice

Selected Publications

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

Educational Background

Post-Professional Doctorate, Boston University
Occupational Therapy
M.S., Touro College
Occupational Therapy
B.S., Touro College
Health Sciences
B.A., Stony Brook University