Debra Cullinane

Debra Cullinane, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

School of Health Sciences

Clinical Specialty

  • Adult Home Care
  • Adult Physical Disabilities
  • Gerontology


  • OTD, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • MS Occupational Therapy, BS Health Sciences, Touro College, Bay Shore, NY
  • BA Psychology, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY
  • AS Business Accounting, Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY


  • Pain Neuroscience Education –Interprofessional Initiative (in progress)
  • Capstone Presentation - Occupational Therapy Dynamic Standing Balance Fall Intervention Using the Nintendoâ Wiiä (2017)

Professional Service

  • Touro College OT Alumni Committee
  • AGHE Representative
  • Advocacy Day Representative

Memberships and Affiliations


  • AOTA Member
  • NYSOTA Member
  • SSO, USA Member


Teaching Responsibilities

  • OT 371: Introduction to OT
  • OT 376: Foundations of Occupational Therapy
  • OT 405: Gerontology
  • HS 440: Human Disease Processes I
  • HS 447: Health Promotion and Patient Education