• Education:Bachelor of Arts, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
    Master of Science, Haifa, Israel
    Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Boston University

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests

  • Clinical practice working with families and their children who are dealing with sensory-processing, learning, social-emotional, and motor challenges. She has pursued advanced certificates in DIR/Floortime, sensory processing, and feeding interventions.
  • Research areas include family-centered care and the scholarship of teaching and learning including mentorship, interprofessional education and collaboration, and on-line teaching and learning. She has published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, OT in Health Care, OT Practice, and in the textbook Occupational Therapy Essentials for Clinical Competence, 3rd edition (2016).
  • Prior to joining Boston University, Liat was Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) where she developed and taught on-campus and online courses on occupational therapy foundations, assessments and interventions for children, and leadership and management. At SVSU she founded a peer-mentoring program for occupational therapy students, and co-founded the Center for Teaching Excellence for faculty.

Courses Taught:

Post-professional Distance Education OTD courses:

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