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About Alison Virzi

Alison Virzi is the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator at Dominican University. In this role she is responsible for the development of fieldwork sites and placement of students. Alison is a Marin native and a graduate of the first Dominican University of California Occupational Therapy class in 2000. Upon graduation she worked as a hand therapist for two outpatient hand clinics in Marin. She has taught various classes in the occupational therapy program, and supervised students for the Healthy Seniors community practice lab and Marin Brain Injury Network. She also advises freshmen in the program.
Alison received her Master's degree in Education in spring 2011. Her Master's thesis, entitled "Preventing Dequervain's Tendonitis in Nursing Mothers," was published in the Educational Resources Information Center.

Positions

2010 Present Academic Fieldwork Coodinator, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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2008 Present Assistant Professor, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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2003 Present Outpatient Hand Therapist (per diem), Kentfield Rehabilitation Hospital
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20102011 Community Practice Lab Supervisor, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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20082010 Associate Fieldwork Coordinator, Dominican University of California Department of Occupational Therapy
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20002003 Outpatient Hand Therapist, Hand and Physical Therapy Center of Marin
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines


Education

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2011 M.S., Dominican University of California
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2004 B.S., Humboldt State University ‐ Athletic Training
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2000 B.S., Dominican University of California ‐ Department of Occupational Therapy
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Contact Information

Dominican University of California
50 Acacia Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94901

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