Lewiston-Auburn College

Roxie Black presents at NOVA Southeastern University

Roxie Black

Roxie Black, professor and program director of the Master of Occupational Therapy Program, was invited to NOVA Southeastern University as a visiting scholar on culture and diversity on November 18 where she spent a day with students, faculty, and local therapists. Her presentation to students was “Culturally Effective Care: How Can I Accomplish This and Why Does It Matter?” and her presentation to faculty and practitioners was “Educating for Culturally Effective Care: Challenges for Classroom and Clinic.”

Professor Black has been an OT Educator for over twenty five years, holding positions of clinical director, level I fieldwork coordinator, tenured associate professor, assistant department chair, and acting department chair at the University of New England, prior to coming to USM. Professor Black's clinical experience includes twenty-five years of practice in pediatrics, working with children from infancy through adolescence.

Black teaches courses in Research, Ethics and Occupational Therapy theory.