|2003 - Present||Associate Professor Occupational Therapy, Sacred Heart University ‐ Occupational Therapy|
Honors and Awards
- 2014-15 SHU University Research and Creativity Grant
- Sacred Heart University Tenure 2015
- April 2014 AOTA Service Commendation
- 2012-13 SHU University Research and Creativity Grant
- February 2012 Alice S. Bachmann Clinician Award
- 2011 Dean’s Interdisciplinary Research Award
- 2010-11 Academic Creative Teaching Grant
- March 2011 Award of Service Connecticut OTA
- 2010 Fellow of the AOTA; Certificate of Appreciation Connecticut OTA
- 2009 Award of Merit, Connecticut OTA
- 2008 Recognition of Achievement Award AOTA
|2008 - 2012||Ph.D. Public Health, University of Connecticut|
|1993 - 1996||M.S. Occupational Therapy, Ohio State University|
|1984 - 1988||B.S. Occupational Therapy, Boston University|
Healthcare Education N125
College of Health Professions
Current Projects (1)
Using a Multifaceted Approach to Working With Children Who Have ...
American Journal of Occupational Therapy (2017)
Pediatric occupational therapy practitioners frequently provide interventions for children with differences in sensory processing and integration. Confusion exists regarding how ...
The Sensory Processing Measure–Preschool (SPM-P)—Part One: Description of ...
Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention (2011)
School-based and early intervention occupational therapy evaluation is influenced by federal policy and prevailing ideas regarding best practice. Current best ...
The Importance of Mentoring for the Professional Involvement of Therapists ...
American Occupational Therapy Association's Sensory Integration Special Interest Section Quarterly (2010)
Mentoring, a term that originated with Greek literature, has been defined as a reciprocal, enabling relationship that promotes growth and ...
The History, Development, and Purpose of the Sensory Integration Global ...
American Occupational Therapy Association's Sensory Integration Special Interest Section Quarterly (2009)
The Sensory Integration Global Network (SIGN) is a Web-based resource developed by a loosely structured group of international volunteers dedicated ...
The Sensory Processing Measure (SPM): Meeting the Needs of School-Based ...
Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools, & Early Intervention (2009)
Changes in federal legislation guiding occupational therapy practice in educational environments have required modifications in the way therapists evaluate children ...
An Exploratory Survey of Occupational Therapists' Role in Hippotherapy
American Occupational Therapy Association's Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section Quarterly (2007)
The term hippotherapy is derived from the Greek word for horse, or hippos. The American Hippotherapy Association (2007) defines hippotherapy ...