Quinnipiac University


  • MS, Samuel Merritt University

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatrics/Newborns, Children, Adolescent and Youth
  • Mental Health/Behavioral Health/Psychology/Psychiatry
  • Research Methods
  • Wellness/Lifestyle Medicine
  • Population Health


  • Occupational Therapy

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC



My books

Present - Present

Quinnipiac University

Professor & Chair of Occupational Therapy

North Haven Campus

2023 - Present

West Virginia University

Director, Faculty Scholarship and Development: Associate Professor

Morgantown WV

2017 - 2022

Selected Publications

Non-Peer Reviewed Journal

How Telehealth Empowers Parents to Lead their Child's OT

Baiser, L & Whitney, R

Autims Parenting Magazine (2022)

Conference Presentation

DDSIS: Conversations that Matter

RWhitney, Wendy Walsh, Karen Majeski

AOTA, San Antonio TX, AOTA (2022)

Non-Peer Reviewed Journal

Time is Fluid

http://theexaminedlifejournal.com/ The Examined Life Journal This was for the 2021 journal that came out (delayed) in 2022 Summer (2022)

Peer Reviewed Journal

In their own words


JADD July (2022)

Conference Presentation

Conversations that Matter: Advocacy

RWhitney, Wendy Walsh, Karen Majeski

AOTA, San Antonio TX, AOTA (2022)

Invited Speaker

Ora Ruggles


QU Evening with a Scholar, Hamden CT, QU (2022)

Writing as Occupation


Speaker in ppOTD course (2022)

“Development and Integration of Curriculum into Occupational Therapy Education to Prepare the Modern Workforce of Occupational Therapists for Treatment and Prevention of Substance Use Disorders”. Submitted December 2019 to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).


SAMHSA Grant (2022)

Professional Designation