Beth Chiariello

Beth Chiariello, PhD, OTR/L

Director, Manhattan Campus, Occupational Therapy

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Industrial wellness and ergonomics, adult orthopedics


  • BS, Fairfield University
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, Sargent College of Allied Health, Boston University
  • PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Capella University


  • Interests include volunteer leadership and plagiarism among health science students

Professional Service

  • NYS representative to the RA of the American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Chairperson and founder of the NYS OT Political Action Committee
  • Long Island District of NYSOTA Scholarship Committee Chairperson

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Lab assistant for OT 352 Kinesiology, OT 476 Physical Dysfunction and OT 375
  • Foundations in OT (craft lab)
  • OT 662 Vocational Readiness
  • OT theory and practice classes as needed