Quinnipiac University


  • BS, Quinnipiac University
  • OTD, Quinnipiac University


  • Occupational Therapy

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  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 367B

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  • NH-HSC


Quinnipiac University

Director of Clinical Education; Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Hamden, CT

2015 - Present

National Institute of Health Research Study at University of Connecticut

Interventionist for 3-year COPE (Care of Persons with Dementia in their Environments)

Farmington, CT

2015 - 2017

Goodwin College

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Clinical Assistant Professor

East Hartford, CT

2011 - 2015

Berlin Visiting Nurses Association

Occupational Therapist

Berlin, CT

2002 - 2011

Curtis Home Rehabilitation Center

Occupational Therapist

Meriden, CT

2000 - 2005

Hebrew Home and Hospital

Occupational Therapist

West Hartford, CT

2000 - 2003

Midstate Medical Center Hospital

Occupational Therapist

Meriden, CT

2000 - 2003

Harborside Healthcare/ McLean Home

Occupational Therapist

West Hartford/ Simsbury

1997 - 2000

Selected Publications

Conference Presentation

Choosing Wisely Initiative

Hughes, M., & Toussaint, L.

NEOTEC Annual Conference, Springfield, MA, NEOTEC (2019)

Conference Presentation

Addressing occupational needs of underserved populations and expanding areas of practice through academic fieldwork partnerships.

Bondoc, S., Nadeau, B., Toussaint, L. & Aptaker, D.

AOTA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, AOTA (2019)

Conference Presentation

Performance evaluation of the academic fieldwork coordinator: A formal assessment for sites, students, and department chair.

Toussaint, L., Hewitt, P., & Aptaker, D.

AOTA Academic Leadership Council and Education Summit, Louiville, KY, American Occupational Therapy Association (2018)

Conference Presentation

The new ACOTE standards are here: Learn about them and have your voice heard.

Sauvigne-kirsch, J., Toussaint, L., & Schlegel, S.

ConnOTA Fall Conference, Wallingford, CT, ConnOTA (2018)

Professional Designation