Occupational Therapy Department

Faculty and Staff

Linda A. Shriber

Linda A. Shriber

Associate Professor and Chair in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-2562
ldudeks4@naz.edu
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Bio

Education: B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.S., State College at Buffalo; Ed.D., State University of New York at Buffalo.

Teaching and Research Interests: Pediatric occupational therapy; neurodevelopmental and sensory integration therapies as they apply to children with disabilities. Recent research and publications have focused on infants in neonatal intensive care and on the effects of positioning on development.

Elizabeth Baltus Hebert

Elizabeth Baltus Hebert

Assistant Clinical Professor of Occupational Therapy & Clinical Fieldwork Coordinator in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-2071
ehebert4@naz.edu
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Laura Poleshuck

Laura Poleshuck

Assistant Clinical Professor in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-2116
lpolesh3@naz.edu
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Bio

Education: B.S., Tufts University; M.S., Boston University; OTD, Boston University
Teaching and Research Interests: Aging in place with dementia, therapeutic use of self, functional analysis and modification, professional issues in occupational therapy, clinical education.

Kathleen B. Stoklosa

Kathleen B. Stoklosa

Assistant Clinical Professor in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-2986
kstoklo3@naz.edu
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Bio

Education: B.S., University of New York at Buffalo; M.P.A., University of New York College at Brockport; doctoral studies at University of Rochester and Rocky Mountain University.

Teaching and Research Interests: Assessment & Intervention of individuals with Physical Dysfunction including neurological, visual & cognitive conditions, upper extremity & hand conditions; Health Policy & Administration; Leadership and Management; Theory/Models of Practice in occupational therapy.

Corliss A. Cloninger

Corliss A. Cloninger

Secretary in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-5019
cclonin5@naz.edu
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Sarah E.A. McConnell

Sarah E.A. McConnell

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-4299
smcconn5@naz.edu
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Additional Positions:
Lecturer in Biology
Leora C. Rozin

Leora C. Rozin

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-4299
lrozin4@naz.edu
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Shelby M. Seymour

Shelby M. Seymour

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-4299
sseymou6@naz.edu
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Christopher J. Stavisky

Christopher J. Stavisky

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-4299
cstavis9@naz.edu
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Bio

Education: B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; M.O.T., Saint Francis University; Ph.D. Candidate, University of Rochester

Teaching and Research Interests: Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Developmental Sport Psychology, Human Development, Learning Theory.

Beth M. Tarduno

Beth M. Tarduno

Lecturer in Occupational Therapy Program
585-389-4299
btardun0@naz.edu
Wellness and Rehabilitation Institute 106
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