Occupational Therapy

Mary Anderson OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor, Entry-Level OTD Program Director

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Academic Degrees

  • OTD, Chatham University, 2013
  • BA in Occupational Therapy, University of New England, 1993


Mary holds an NBCOT specialty in pediatrics. However, she has a very diverse background, working in many service settings.  Most recently, Mary has owned her own pediatric private practice, covered many contracts for different school districts, and has worked for the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders.  Mary holds certification in Sensory Integration, LSVT-BIG, and Lymphedema.  She teaches OT's pediatric practice course, the physical disabilities practice course as well as courses covering research/evidence-based practice.  In addition to Mary’s teaching responsibilities she has initiated the opening of a student led/student run clinic on campus to provide experiential learning opportunities to supplement course content.

When not teaching, Mary enjoys spending time with her family and two dogs, riding her Harley, and being outside.

Areas of Expertise

NBCOT specialty in pediatrics
LSVT-BIG certified