Beth Chiariello, PhD

Associate Director (Manhattan), Occupational Therapy, Assistant Professor


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

Clinical Specialty

  • Industrial Wellness and Ergonomics
  • Adult orthopedics

Research Agenda

  • Interests include volunteer leadership and plagiarism among health science students
  • Recent presentations and posters on these topics at AOTA and NYSOTA

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