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

Interim Director, Bay Shore Campus, Occupational Therapy

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Beth Chiariello

Beth Chiariello, PhD, OTR/L

Director, Manhattan Campus, Occupational Therapy

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Tara Collins

Tara Collins, DHS, OTR/L

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy

Debra Cullinane

Debra Cullinane, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Virginia Crippen

Virginia E. Koenig, OTD, OTR/L

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy

portrait of Julie Kardachi

Julie Kardachi, OTD, OTR/L, CLA

Academic Coordinator, Occupational Therapy

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy

Shifra Leiser

Shifra K. Leiser, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Eileen Meehan

Eileen Meehan, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Meira L Orentlicher, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Director of Research & Faculty Scholarship, School of Health Sciences
Associate Chair of Research & Scholarship, Occupational Therapy

Professor, Occupational Therapy

Rena Purohit

Rena Purohit, JD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Susan Taddonio

Susan A. Taddonio, DPT, MA, PT

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Stephanie Wong

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

Chair and Director, Occupational Therapy

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy

Serena Zeidler

Serena Zeidler, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy