Eileen Meehan, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

Department of Occupational Therapy

School of Health Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Hand therapy

Biography

Eileen Meehan graduated from the Touro College School of Health Sciences occupational therapy program in 2002. Since that time, she has worked as an occupational therapist in a variety of settings ranging from traumatic brain injury units and acute orthopedic units to home care and hand therapy. Meehan became a certified hand therapist in 2008 and is currently pursuing her EdD in Instructional Technology.

Clinical Specialty

  • Upper Extremity Orthopaedics
  • Certified Hand Therapist

Education

  • Currently enrolled in Doctor of Education program with Instructional Technology focus, American College of Education
  • B.S in Health Sciences/M.S. in Occupational Therapy, Touro College
  • B.S. in Psychology and Sociology, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook

Honors and Awards

  • Magna Cum Laude (Touro College)
  • Dean’s List (S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook)

Research

  • Agendas: Effective Learning Strategies of Occupational Therapy Students

Professional Service

  • Member: AOTA, NYSOTA, ASHT
  • Chairperson of OT Search Committee

Teaching Responsibilities

  • HS 305 Human Gross Anatomy
  • HS 352 Kinesiology
  • OT 460 Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • OT 650 Hand Therapy Seminar