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Ohl Appointed Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at Clarkson University

Alisha Ohl has been appointed assistant professor of occupational therapy at Clarkson University.

Alisha OhlShe received her bachelor of science degree in occupational science and her master of science in occupational therapy from Ithaca College, and her Ph.D. in occupational therapy from New York University.

In addition, she holds a license as a New York State occupational therapist and is nationally certified in occupational therapy.

Before coming to Clarkson University, she was assistant professor in the occupational therapy program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Prior to that, she had extensive hands-on experience in the field as senior occupational therapist, senior instructional therapist, and evaluator at the New York City Department of Education.

Ohl has made numerous presentations and invited lectures on topics such as Asperger Syndrome in adolescence and pediatric occupational therapy assessments. Her research focuses on intervention efficacy under the Response to Intervention (RtI) framework and occupational therapy assessment. In addition, she has published her work in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy.  

Ohl is a member of American Occupational Therapy Association.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

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