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Department: Occupational Therapy

Department: Occupational Therapy

Liat Gafni-Lachter, OTD, OTR/L

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 […]

Nancy W. Doyle, OTD, OTR/L

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests Working with students with learning and sensory differences in school and pediatric clinic settings; since 2006, Nancy has been involved in online occupational therapy education at Boston University as a doctoral student, online facilitator, and course instructor. Evidence-based online education, constructing inclusive learning opportunities, and the evolution of telehealth in […]

Daniel Fulford, PhD

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests Identification and treatment of severe mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia and bipolar disorder), with additional interest in the use of evidence-based behavioral interventions to increase motivation for self-management across a variety of health problems; He uses a biopsychosocial framework to uncover mechanisms involved in human motivation: the drive to set, strive […]

Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

If you already have a bachelor’s or master’s degree and have decided to become an occupational therapist, congratulations on an excellent career choice. Whether your degree is in the sciences, humanities, or arts, a great deal of what you’ve learned can help you excel in this multifaceted helping profession. You’ll need an understanding of people, […]

Robin Newman, OTD, OTR, CLT, FAOTA

Scholarly, Research, and/or Practice Interests Dr. Newman’s clinical experience has been primarily with adults in the acute care, inpatient rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation settings. Her current clinical work is with cancer survivors and adults living with neurological disorders. She has specialty certifications in lymphedema therapy and driver rehabilitation. She has extensive experience in the delivery […]

William A. Anthony

In Memoriam It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of William A. Anthony, founder of the BU Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Sargent College. Bill passed on July 15, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was 77. Bill was a professor at Sargent College in 1979 when he and his close […]