Virginia Crippen, MS

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy

Virginia E. Crippen


  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY (Summa Cum Laude)
  • Master of Science in Administration, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
  • Doctor in Health Administration Candidate, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN

Clinical Specialty

  • Adult Physical Disabilities, Gerontology, Long-Term Care Specialist

Research Agenda

  • Occupational Clinical Processes:  The Effect of Instructivist and Constructivist Teaching Strategies (In Progress)
  • Credentials and Skills Essential for the Job Satisfaction, Security and Marketability of Allied Health Professionals in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Settings (2004)

Professional Service

  • AOTA Member
  • Co-Chair and Member,  MOTEC-NY/NJ
  • New York City Medical Reserves Corp Member

Teaching Responsibilities

  • OT 475: OT Theory and Practice:  Physical Disabilities I  Lecture/Lab
  • OT 476: OT Theory and Practice:  Physical Disabilities II Lecture/Lab
  • OT 405:  Gerontology
  • OT 302:  Fieldwork Level II and Seminar
  • OT 402:  Fieldwork Level II and Seminar
  • OT 602:  Advanced Fieldwork Elective and Seminar