Quinnipiac University
Barbara E Nadeau

Clinical Professor of Occupational Therapy

Chair of Occupational Therapy

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  • BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • CERT, Quinnipiac University
  • MA, University of Hartford
  • PHD, Lesley University

Areas of Expertise

  • Neurology/Neuroscience
  • Disability Studies
  • Education/Teaching and Learning


  • Occupational Therapy

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 362

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC


U-Conn Health Center PCORI Study - Care Management for Cognitively Vulnerable Adults


Farmington, CT

2018 - Present

U-Conn Health Center Care of Persons with Dementia in their Environments (COPE) Translational Study


Farmington, CT

2015 - 2018

Quinnipiac University

Clinical Professor of Occupational Therapy & Program Director Post-Professional OT Programs

Hamden, CT

2009 - Present

Brain Injury Solutions, LLC


Middlefield, CT

2007 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Part-Time Faculty

Hamden, CT

2005 - 2009

Brain Injury Alliance of CT

Director of Education

Windsor, CT

2002 - 2007

Staff Builders Home Care Services & Gentiva Health Care

Homecare OT

West Hartford & Farmington, CT

2000 - 2002

University of Hartford

Assistant Professor/Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

West Hartford, CT

1993 - 2000

Easter Seal Rehabilitation Center

Occupational Therapist

Windsor, CT

1989 - 1993

Visiting Nurse Association of the Valley

Therapy Coordinator

Derby, CT

1987 - 1989

Treasure Coast Rehabilitation Hospital

Occupational Therapist

Vero Beach, FL

1987 - 1987

Selected Publications

Conference Presentation

Reading Memoirs to Enhance Learning

Nadeau, B

ITLC Lilly Conference, San Diego, CA (2024)

Conference Presentation

Facilitating Transformative Learning in an Online Asynchronous Learning Environment

Nadeau, B.

ITLC Lilly , Online (2022)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Finding the right fit: What contributes to the successful use of speech generating devices

Majeski, K., Ryan, C. D., Nadeau, B.

Assistive Technology, onlin December (2022)

Professional Designation