Our Faculty

Department of Rehabilitation Science

Child with crutches .

Faculty study the practice and care that seeks to restore, improve or extend capabilities that people have lost or never fully developed, because of injury, disease, age or disability.

Kimberley Persons.

534 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6734

Fax: (716) 829-3217

kpersons@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Science
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and educational methods for occupational therapy students.

Mary Ann Smith.

624 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6728

Fax: (716) 829-3217

mmatte@buffalo.edu

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Science
School of Public Health and Health Professions

Research Topics: Access to health care for elders including foreign born elders and methods of rehabilitation across cultures.

624 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6728

Fax: (716) 829-3217

mmatte@buffalo.edu

Sutanuka Bhattacharjya, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Department of Rehabilitation Sciences

521 Kimball Tower

Phone: (716) 829-6747

Email: sutanuka@buffalo.edu

Research Interests: global health, mHealth, pediatric rehabilitation