Melanie M. Merrill

MS, OTD, OTR/L

Melanie M. Merrill.

Melanie M. Merrill

MS, OTD, OTR/L

Melanie M. Merrill

MS, OTD, OTR/L

Contact Information

521 Kimball

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6041

Fax: (716) 829-3217

mmerrill@buffalo.edu

Overview

Summary

Melanie Merrill, MS/OT is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science. She has practiced Occupational Therapy (OT) in the area of pediatrics for over 25 years in rehabilitation, acute, and school based settings and is certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment. Her teaching experience includes courses in Human Growth and Development, Adult and Pediatric Medicine, Professional Orientation to OT, and OT Process I. 

Education

  • Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, Boston University, 2019, Title of Doctoral Project: Increasing Cultural Competence through Project H.O.P.E. (Healthy Occupations for People Everywhere)​
  • MS in Occupational Therapy, University at Buffalo, 1993, Master's Thesis “Use of the Bruininks Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency by Occupational Therapists"
  • BS in Occupational Therapy, University at Buffalo, 1988

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association