Stephanie Wong, DPT, PT, OTR, CAPS

Chair and Director, Occupational Therapy, Associate Professor


  • DPT, Touro College
  • BS OT, State University of New York at Buffalo

Clinical Specialty

  • Licensed Occupational Therapist, Licensed Physical Therapist
  • LIGEC Geriatric Certification
  • Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS)
  • Educational Leadership Institute Fellow

Research Agenda

  • Intergenerational Service Learning
  • Nature Assisted Therapy

Professional Service

  • OT Volunteer consultant for Rebuilding Together, Inc
  • OT Volunteer for NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) walk
  • Member AOTA, NYSOTA
  • Institutional Representative for: AGHE (Association for Gerontology in Higher Education) , and SSA (State Society on Aging of New York)
  • Member, Editorial Committee, Gerontology Special Interest Section (GSIS) Quarterly Newsletter, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Pi Theta Epsilon (OT National Honor Society) Lifetime member

Teaching Responsibilities

  • OT 371 Introduction to OT
  • Lecturer on Aging in Place in OT 640 Current Trends in OT
  • OT495/6 OT695/6 Research Chairperson


Wong, S. J. D. (2015). Transition and aging. In M. L. Orentlicher, S. Schefkind, & R. W. Gibson (Eds.), Transitions across the lifespan: An occupational therapy approach (pp. 145-172). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.

Olson, L., & Wong, S. J. D. (2015). Transition in prevention and wellness. In M. L. Orentlicher, S. Schefkind, & R. W. Gibson (Eds.), Transitions across the lifespan: An occupational therapy approach (pp. 237-257). Bethesda, MD: AOTA Press.

Horowitz, B., Dapice Wong, S., Vanner, E. (2011) Service Learning: Promotes occupational Therapy Gerontology Education and Practice. Contributing Author for the presentation at the GSA conference.

Dapice Wong, S. Horowitz, B., (2010, Nov.) Service learning as pedagogy in occupational therapy education. Presented at the NYSOTA conference, NY, NY.

Dapice Wong, S., Horowitz, B., Vanner, E. (2010, April). Relationships Between Active Engagement in Everyday Occupations and Quality of Life for Older Adults in residential Communities. Poster session speaker for the annual meeting of the American Occupational Therapy Association.


“The Impact of Tender, an Earth Centered, Community Based, Intergenerational Program (Poster).” Co-presenter: J. Denny, J. Romero-Marano; NYSOTA Annual Conference, New York State Occupational Therapy Association, White Plains, NY, November 2015

“Development of Population Based Fieldwork.” AOTA/OTCAS Education Summit, American Occupational Therapy Association, Denver, CO, October 2015 

Dapice Wong, S., Kardachi, J. (2010, Jan.) Elements of Balance: Review of Fall Risk Factors, Assessment of Balance and Fall Risk. Invited speaker for Long Island Geriatric Education Center Fall Prevention Workshop.

Horowitz, B., Dapice Wong, S., DeChello, K. (2010). Intergenerational Service Learning: To Promote Active Aging, and Occupational Therapy Gerontology Practice.Gerontology and Geriatrics Education, 31(1), 75-91.

Horowitz, B., Dapice Wong, S., DeChello, K. (2010, May). Service Learning Pedagogy within Occupational Therapy Education: Promoting Community Practice and Civic Engagement. Accepted as a short oral presentation at the WFOT Congress, Santiago Chile.