Jo A. Schweitzer

MS, OTR/L

Jo A. Schweitzer

MS, OTR/L
Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Occupational Therapy Program

Research Topics

Psychosocial practice across the lifespan, especially with youth with emotional and behavioral disabilities, wellness programming for adults facing retirement, aging in place, and clinical education for occupational therapy students.

Contact Information

532 Kimball Tower

Buffalo NY, 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6737

Fax: (716) 829-3217

schweitz@buffalo.edu

Summary

Jo A. Schweitzer, MS, OTR/L is the associate academic fieldwork coordinator for the Occupational Therapy BS/MS program. In this position she is very involved with the integration of the academic curriculum and the clinical components of study. Within the academic portion of the curriculum, she teaches course from Occupational Therapy pre-majors through the Advanced MS students. These courses focus on the introduction to the discipline, psychosocial practice, issues in service delivery, community based practice, emerging practice areas and applied geriatrics.

Education

  • MS, Occupational Therapy, University at Buffalo (1999)
  • BS, Occupational Therapy, University at Buffalo (1975)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • New York State Occupational Therapy Association