Mary Squillace, PhD, DOT, OTR/L
Clinical Associate Professor
Professor Squillace received her PhD from Nova Southeast University in 2018, her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy from Temple University in 2009 and her Bachelor’s/Master’s combined degrees from Touro College in 1996. Her clinical practices range from Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Hand Therapy, Physical Disabilities with adults, Neonatal Intensive Care, Pediatrics with a specialty in early intervention in ages 0 to 3 years of age, Sensory Integration with a certification in Sensory Integration Praxis Test administration. Prior to her full-time position as an Assistant Clinical Professor, Professor Squillace was an adjunct professor at several universities including Stony Brook University’s COTA/OT weekend program for 3 years.
Professor Squillace is responsible for teaching a number of courses including Adult Physical Dysfunction, Acute Care, Research Design, Pediatrics, and Disabilities and Occupational Therapy. Additionally, she lectures to students in other programs giving specialty lectures on Sensory Integration and NICU interventions. Professor Squillace is involved with Stony Brook Hospital’s National Clinic for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis where she is involved in research with a team of neurologists, and a nurse practitioner assessing and investigating primary factors related to the disease of pediatric MS. Other responsibilities include mentoring students performing research projects in their areas of interest.