Degrees: Ed.D, Educational Leadership, Fordham University; Post Professional MS,
Occupational Therapy, New York University; BS, Occupational Therapy, Columbia University. 

Professional and Research Interests: Mental Health Pediatrics The effectiveness of
sensory integration interventions on the occupations of play and school and how Problem
Based Learning instructional practices facilitate students’ critical thinking and use of
evidence-based practices. 



Concept Mapping 101 (with Heather Miller-Kuhaneck and Lenore Frost), Occupational Therapy Faculty Publications (2007)

Concept maps are visual depictions of information, generally in diagram form, that are used to...


Contributions to Books


The Challenge of Health Care Delivery in Connecticut (with Michael Emery and Patricia W. Walker), Occupational Therapy Faculty Publications (2005)

The challenge of health care is explored by Jody Bortone, Michael J. Emery, and Patricia...




Critical Thinking and Evidence-Based Practice in Problem-Based Learning Tutorial Groups: A Critical Case Study, Occupational Therapy Faculty Publications (2007)

Little research has investigated how problembased learning (PBL) instruction influences students' critical thinking and evidence-based...