- Program Director, Occupational Therapy
Dr. Francine Seruya received her BA in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and her MA and PhD in Occupational Therapy from New York University New York, NY. Dr Seruya began her teaching career as an adjunct faculty at Mercy University and then followed with adjunct positions at New York University, Kean University, and Dominican College. Most recently, Dr. Seruya was a Clinical Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT. She was also the Program Director for their Post-Professional Doctoral Program.
Her professional experience is in school based pediatrics. Her research focuses on the role of occupational therapists in school based settings. Dr. Seruya has served as an item writer for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy exam and has served as the Editor of the Children & Youth Special Interest Section Quarterly and is the current editor of the Academic Education Special Interest Section published by the American Occupational Therapy Association. She has multiple publications in the occupational therapy literature and presentations at national and regional conferences.
Ph. D. and M.A., Occupational Therapy. New York University
B.A., Forensic Psychology, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice