Dawn Ippolito, MS, OTR/L

Dawn Ippolito

Dawn Ippolito, MS, OTR/L

Clinical Assistant Professor
Associate Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Occupational Therapy Program
Stony Brook University

Phone: 631-632-5034
E-mail: Dawn.Ippolito@stonybrook.edu

Dawn Ippolito is an alumnus of Stony Brook University, and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Science and a Master of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy.  Her passion is to serve the adult population, with focus in neurology and orthopedics.  In 2009, she received specialized training to perform the Arnadottir OT-ADL Neurobehavioral Evaluation (A-ONE), and became a Certified Brain Injury Specialist in 2016.  The area of vision and cognition is a particular interest, in which she is proficient in performing the BiVABA, and has provided formal education to physicians and the resident medical team regarding assessment and treatment of visual deficits, and the role of occupational therapy.  She has worked in a variety of care settings, such as acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, home care, and skilled nursing.  Professor Ippolito enjoys partaking in opportunities to educate the community, and has volunteered her time to conduct fall prevention, home modification, and aging in place seminars.  She is a CarFit technician and is interested in becoming a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist. 

Professor Ippolito is a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor and instructs the following courses, Theory of Adult Rehabilitation, Assessment and Treatment of Adult Rehabilitation, Assessment and Intervention of the Upper Extremity, and Professional Behaviors II.  In addition, Professor Ippolito not only serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor, but also is the Associate Academic Fieldwork Coordinator.  This is a dynamic role, in which she not only assists in preparing students via coursework, but throughout their fieldwork experience to ensure excellence in performance.