Quinnipiac University
Donna M. Latella

Professor of Occupational Therapy


  • BS, University of Connecticut
  • CER, Quinnipiac University
  • EDD, University of Bridgeport
  • MA, University of Connecticut


  • Occupational Therapy

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 362K

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC


JC Eventing, LLC

Therapeutic Riding Instructor (part time)

North Haven, CT

2015 - Present

Guilford VNA

Part-time OT

Guilford, CT

2012 - 2014

Rehab Concepts

OT- Part-time

Guilford, CT

2010 - 2014

High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, Inc

OT/ Instructor (part time)

Old Lyme, CT

2005 - 2020

Quinnipiac University

Professor, Occupational Therapy

Hamden, CT

1996 - Present

Hospital of St. Raphael

Staff OT

New Haven, CT

1993 - 1998


Staff OT

New Haven, CT

1992 - 1993

Selected Publications

Equine Assisted Therapy:  A Complimentary OT Approach to Emotional Regulation, Mindfulness, & Daily Occupations

Latella, Donna

AOTA, Boston, MA, QU (Spring 2020)

OT Manual for ROM and MMT

latella, Donna; Proulx-Sepalak, Deanna

2nd NJ (Slack, Inc in progress)

Occupational Therapy Interventions: Function and Occupations.

Meriano, C. & Latella, D.

2nd Thorafare, NJ (Slack, Inc. 2016)

Professional Designation