Tara Casimano, PhD, OT/L

Associate Director, Occupational Therapy, Assistant Professor


  • BHS, MS, Occupational Therapy (with honors), University of Florida
  • PhD in Health Science, Trident University

Clinical Specialty

  • Neurodevelopmental Treatment Certification

Research Agenda

  • Health Promotion
  • Spiritual needs in children with special needs
  • Social Media in Higher Education

Professional Service

  • Pi Theta Epsilon (OT National Honor Society) lifetime member
  • Faculty Promotion Committee for the School of Health Sciences
  • Member Academic Standing Committee for the School of Health Science
  • Chair OT Admissions Committee
  • AOTA member
  • Car-fit technician
  • Catechist at local church
  • Community volunteer

Teaching Responsibilities

  • OT 495 Research Design and Statistics I
  • OT 496 Research Design and Statistics II
  • OT 695 Research I
  • OT 696 Research II
  • OT 655 Advanced Clinical Reasoning