Faculty

Our faculty are approachable and understanding. They are clinically active, conversant in the latest OT research and practice, involved in the community and in building the knowledge base for occupational therapy education and practice.

Michelle Buccinna

Michelle Buccinna, OTD, OTR/L

Director, Long Island Campus, Occupational Therapy MSAssistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Beth Chiariello

Beth Chiariello, PhD, OTR/L

Director, Manhattan Campus, Occupational Therapy MSAssistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Tara Collins

Tara Collins, DHS, OTR/L

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy MS
Debra Cullinane

Debra Cullinane, OTD, OTR/L, CAPS

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Pola Ham

Pola Ham, OTD, MS, OTR/L, CAPS

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS

Helene Hendel, PhD., M.S., OTR

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS

Leon Kirschner, OTD, MPH, ATP, CBIS, c/NDT

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Virginia Crippen

Virginia E. Koenig, OTD, MSA, OTR/L

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy MS
Shifra Leiser

Shifra K. Leiser, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MSOT Coordinator of Recruitment, Enrollment, and Retention, Occupational Therapy MS

Danielle Losonci, MS, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Eileen Meehan

Eileen Meehan, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
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Remeshwar Narain, MS, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Meira Orentlicher

Meira L Orentlicher, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Director of Research & Faculty Scholarship, School of Health SciencesAssociate Chair of Research & Scholarship, Occupational Therapy MSDissertation Committee & Research Coordination, Doctor of Clinical PsychologyProfessor, Occupational Therapy MS
Rena Purohit

Rena Purohit, JD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Stephanie Wong

Stephanie Dapice Wong, DPT, PT, OTR/L, CAPS

Chair and Director, Occupational Therapy MSAssociate Professor, Occupational Therapy MS
Serena Zeidler

Serena Zeidler, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy MS