Horowitz, Beverly

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  Graduate School of Social Services, Fordham University  Social Work & Gerontology  1995 
    MS  Columbia University  Occupational Therapy  1975 
    BA  Stony Brook University  English Literature  1971 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Long Island Geriatric Center at Stony Brook University  Core Faculty  Occupational therapy/gerontology  2000-2009 
    Stony Brook University  Clinical Professor  Occupational therapy/gerontology  2009-2010 
    Stony Brook University  Clinical Associate Professor  Occupational therapy/gerontology  2000-2009 
    Touro College  Associate Professor  Occupational therapy  1995-1999 
    Touro College  Assistant Professor  Occupational therapy  1990-1995 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Long Island Geriatric Education Center (LIGEC)  Clinical Professor  Occupational therapy/gerontology  2010-2011 
    Stony Brook University- School of Social Welfare  Voluntary faculty -Clinical Associate Prof  Gerontology  2001-2009 
    Stony Brook University- LIGEC Consortium  Clinical Associate Professor  Occupational therapy/gerontology  2000-2009 
    Stony Brook University's Geriatric Interdisciplinary Team Training Program  Clinical Associate Professor  Occupational therapy/gerontology  2002-2003 
    Touro College School of Health Sciences  Associate Professor  Occupational therapy  2001-2005 
    Long Island University  Associate Professor  Occupational therapy  2000; 1998 
    Stony Brook University- LIGEC Consortium  Clinical Professor  Occupational therapy/gerontology  2009-2010 
    Stony Brook University- School of Social Welfare  Voluntary faculty -Clinical Professor  Social work/gerontology  2009-present 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Professional Geriatric Care Manager: Care Specialists: Supporting Aging with Dignity  occupational therapist & geriatric care manager  2004-present 
    Private practitioner specializing in geriatric rehabilitation  occupational therapist  1990-present 
    Alliance for Rehabilitation Services  occupational therapist  2005-2006 
    North Shore - LIJ Home Care  occupational therapist  1996-2005 
    Long Island Developmental Center  consultant/occupational therapist  1990-1991; 1992-1993 
    HTA of New York  occupational therapist  1994-1998 
    Hilaire Farm Nursing Home  occupational therapist/coordinator of rehabilitation 1987-1994)n  1980-1994 
    Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Center  occupational therapist  1988-1990 
    Brookhaven Health Care Facility  occupational therapist  1987-1988 
    St. Charles Hospital & Rehabilitation Center  occupational therapist  1975-1979 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  2010 - present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Horowitz, B., Tagliarino, J., & Look, K.. "Occupational therapy education, attitudes on aging, and occupational therapy students and therapists interest in gerontology practice.." Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 32 2014: 136-152..

        Horowitz, B., Nochajski, S., & Schweitzer, J.. "Use of the Home Safety Self-Assessment Tool to support aging in place.." Occupational Therapy In Health Care,. 23 2013: 216-227.

        Bai, X., Duncan, R.O., Horowitz, B., Glodstein, S., Graffeo, J., & Lavin, J.. "The added value of 3D simulations in healthcare education.." International Journal of Nursing Education. 4 2012: 67-72.

        Maiden, R., Horowitz, B., & Howe, J.. "Workforce training and education gaps in gerontology and geriatrics: What we found in New York State.." Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 31 2010: 328-349.

        Horowitz, B., & Vanner, E.. "Relationships among active engagement in life activities and quality of life for assisted living residents.." Journal of Housing for the Elderly. 24 2010: 130-150.

        Horowitz, B., Dapice Wong, S., & DeChello, K.. "Intergenerational service learning: To promote active aging and occupational therapy gerontology practice.." Gerontology and Geriatrics Education. 31 2010: 75-91.

        Vanner, E., Block, P., Christodoulou, C., Horowitz, B., & Krupp, L.. "Pilot study exploring quality of life and barriers to leisure-time physical activity in persons with moderate to severe Multiple Sclerosis.." Disability and Health Journal. 1 2008: 58-65.

        Horowitz, B., & Copolla, S.. "Building community partnerships to support aging societies.." World Federation of Occupational Therapy Bulletin. 55 2007: 44-49.

        Horowitz, B.,Vanner, E., & Olowu, T.. "Interdisciplinary health science education to promote cultural competence.." Journal of Allied Health. 35 2006: e343 (available on line only).

        Horowitz, B., & Chang, P.F. "Promoting engagement in life and well-being through occupational therapy lifestyle redesign: A pilot study within adult day programs.." Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 20 2004: 46-58.

        Kuemmel, P., Strano-Paul, L., Truhlar, M., Shurpin, D., Horowitz, B., Vidal, C., Jaffe, A., Chandler, B., & Fields, S.. "Assessment of a new interdisciplinary course in geriatrics/gerontology (Abstract).." The Gerontologist. 44 (Special Issue 1) 2004: 186.

        Farberman, H., Finch, S., Horowitz, B., Lurie, A., Morgan, R., & Page, J.. "A survey of family care giving to elders in New York State (2001): Findings and implications.." Care Management Journals. 4 2003: 153-160.

        Hegeman, C., Horowitz, B., Tepper, L., Pillemer, K., & Schultz, L.. "Service learning in elder care: Ten years of growth and assessment.." Journal of Gerontological Social Work. 39 2002: 177-195.

        Horowitz, B.. "Ethical decision-making challenges in clinical practices.." Occupational Therapy in Health Care. 16 2002: 1-14.

        Horowitz, B.. "Occupational therapy home assessments: Supporting community living through client-centered practice." Occupational Therapy in Mental Health. 18 2002: 1-17.

        Horowitz, B.. "Rehabilitation utilization in New York State: Implications for geriatric rehabilitation in 2015.." Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 17 2002: 78 - 89..

        Horowitz, B., & Bressler, C. "Occupational therapists knowledge of aging.." Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 17 2000: 37-50.

        Horowitz, B., Savino, D., & Krauss, A.. "Ageism and implications for occupational therapy geriatric practice.." Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation,. 15 1999: 71-78.

        Horowitz, B., & Tollin, R., & Cassidy, G.. "Grip strength: Collection of normative data with community dwelling elders.." Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 15 1997: 53-64.

        Wagner, M., Krauss, & Horowitz, B.. "Occupationally embedded exercise, rote exercise, and the presence of another person in exercise context.." The Israeli Journal of Occupational Therapy. 4 1995: E87-E100.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          Horowitz, B. "Service learning and occupational therapy education: Preparing students for community practice." Special Interest Group Quarterly: Education,. 22 2012: 1-4.

          Behr, S., Gray, K., Horowitz, B., O'Sullivan, A., & Abreu, B.. "Shining the light on occupational therapy's role in the occupation of caregiving." OT Practice. 12 2007: CE1-7.

          Coppola, S., Berger, S., Elliott, S., Horowitz, B., & Knotts, V.. "Occupational therapy for older adults: A reflection on advanced practice." OT Practice. 11 2006: 14-18.

          Horowitz, B., & Toto, P.. "Infusing evidenced-based practice in gerontological occupational therapy." Gerontology Special Interest Section Quarterly. 28 2005: 1-4.

          Horowitz, B.. "The Olmstead decision: Opportunity for occupational therapy visibility and partnerships." Gerontology Special Interest Section Quarterly. 26 2003: 1-6.

          Horowitz, B.. "Geriatric rehabilitation and the future of aging in New York State." Contexts. 9 2000: 2-3.

          Horowitz, B.. "Housing: Perspectives on a new aspect of long-term care.." Gerontology Special Interest Section Quarterly. 20 1997: 1-4.

    3. Chapters in Books:

      Horowitz, B.. "Ethical issues and gerontic occupational therapy." In O. Larson, R. Stevens-Ratchford, L. Pedretti, L. & J. Crabtree (Eds.), The role of occupational therapy with the elderly. chapter 1996: 461-492.

      Horowitz, B.. "Gerontic OT practice: A focus on vision." In M. Gentile (Ed.), A therapist’s guide to the evaluation and treatment of vision dysfunction & low vision. chapter 1996: 461-492.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs

      Rosenbaum, J., Heiser, D., Brownell, & Horowitz, B., Maiden, R., & Krout, J.. "Working with older adults: Charting the future of workforce training and education in New York. adults: Charting the future of workforce training and education in New York State- Listening sessions: Summary and next steps.." Albany: New York State Office for the Aging.. none 2008: .

      Suffolk Commission on Creative Retirement (B. Horowitz member of Commission). "Challenges and Opportunity: Report to Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy.." Report to Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy. none 2005, March: .

      Horowitz, B.. "Geriatric rehabilitation: Project 2015: The future of aging in New York: Articles and briefs for discussion briefs for discussionation.." NYS Office for the Aging document. none 2000: .

      Farberman, H., Finch, S., & Horowitz, B.. "Informal care giving to New York State elders, 2001: A random digit dialing telephone survey.." Stony Brook University: Center for Aging Policy Research. none 2001: .

    5. Book Reviews:

      "Family and Community Health" 2000: 77-78.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Occupational therapy community practice to support aging in place." 2014, April: Annual Conference of the Am. Occupational Therapy Association.

    "4th Annual NYC Conference on Aging on" 2013, November: CUNY Conference.

    "Developing expertise: A look across Helping Professions." 2013, November: York College CETL Program.

    "Community strategies to promote home safety and aging in place." 2013, October: State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Strengthening communities through careers in aging." 2013, October: Annual conference of the State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Service Learning in Higher Education: Experiences from Occupational Therapy Higher Education." 2013, May: York College CETL Professional Development Program.

    "Community-based strategies to support aging in place and home safety" 2013, April: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Addressing health care literacy for health education and the management of chronic disease." 2013, March: Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging.

    "Lifestyle and brain health," 2013, January, March: Campaign against Dementia, Glen Cove Senior Center.

    "Infusing gerontology across academic disciplines through virtual and service learning pedagogies" 2012, February: Annual Meeting and Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education,.

    "Gaps in workforce education and training: What we can learn from New York State" 2011, November: Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America.

    "Service learning: Promotes occupational therapy gerontology education and practice" 2011, November: Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America.

    "Designing case studies through 3D simulations for the health professions" 2011, June-July: Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications,.

    "Integration of experiential learning within occupational therapy education" 2011, May: 7th Annual CUNY General Education Conference (for CUNY faculty/students/staff).

    "Infusing health literacy within allied health education" 2011,March: Annual Meeting of the Educational Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.

    "Charting the future for NYS workforce training and education" 2011, February: York College- CUNY Provost Lecture Series.

    "Service learning as a pedagogy in OT education" 2010, November: Annual Conference of the NYS Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Supporting aging in place across NYS: Programs, services and challenges" 2010, October: Annual Meeting of the State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Relationships between active engagement in everyday occupations and quality of life for older adults in residential communities" 2010, April: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Intergenerational service learning: Innovative programs that promote gerontology education" 2009, February: Annual Meeting and Leadership Conference of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education.

    "Charting the future for NYS workforce training and education in aging" 2008, November: Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America.

    "Health care roundtable" 2008, October: Annual meeting of the State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Workforce, education and training: A dialogue for action" 2008, October: Annual Meeting of the State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Intergenerational service learning: Partnerships that promote geriatric practice" 2008, September: Annual Conference of the NYS Occupational Therapy Association.

    "The relationship between ADL and IADL dependence in care- recipients with dementia and care-giver depression and burden" 2008, April: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Evolving pedagogy in intergenerational service learning" 2007, November: Annual Conference of the Gerontological Society of America.

    "Gerontologic education in a global society" 2007, November: Annual Conference of the Gerontological Society of America.

    "Intergenerational service learning: Partnering with community agencies" 2007, October: Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Working with older adults: Charting the future of of workforce education and training: Preliminary report" 2007, October: Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Integrating research and practice in dementia care to support family caregivers" 2007, April: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Building community partnerships to support aging societies" 2006, July: World Federation of Occupational Therapists International Conference.

    "Advocacy: An essential competence for working with older adults" 2006, April: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Valued activities, daily routines, and roles among church affiliated Chinese and Korean American elders" 2005, November: Annual Conference of the Gerontological Society of America.

    "Older and wiser: Occupational therapy and rehabilitation strategies for everyday use" 2005, October: Annual Meeting of the State Society on Aging of New York.

    "Opportunities for geriatric practitioners: Beyond nursing home practice" 2005, October: Annual Conference of the NYS Occupational Therapy Association.

    "American Occupational Therapy Board and Specialty Certification opportunities" 2005, October: Annual Conference of the NYS Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Occupational therapists: Valued partners in geriatric medicine, rehabilitation, and health promotion" 2005, May: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "The influence of leisure/social activities on quality of life of assisted living residents" 2005, May: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "The influence of occupations and roles within family life on perceived quality of life among Chinese and Korean American elders" 2005, May: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

    "Three symptomatic barriers to physical activity for the person with multiple sclerosis" 2005, May: Annual Conference of the American Occupational Therapy.

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  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Who's Who in America (65th Edition): 2011.

    Columbia University Occupational Therapy Distinguished Alumni Award: 2008.

    Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America: 2008.

    Stony Brook University Outstanding Community Service Project Award: 2008.

    Who’s Who in America ( 63rd Edition): 2008.

    New York State United University Professional Development Award: 2007.

    State Society on Aging of New York (SSA) Award for Leadership and Service: 2006-2007.

    American Occupational Therapy Association Award: Roster of Fellows Award: 2007.

    Stony Brook University's School of Health Technology and Management 200% Club: 2006.

    American Occupational Therapy Association Service Commendations for participation in the Gerontology Board Certification Panel: 2006.

    Touro College Occupational Therapy Distinguished Service Award: 2005.

    New York State United University Professional Development Award: 2005.

    Certificate of Appreciation for Contributions to the 2005 NYS Occupational Therapy Conference: 2005.

    State Society on Aging of New York Award for Outstanding Leadership: 2005.

    American Occupational Therapy Association Service Award for participation in AOTA's Specialty Board Gerontology Panel: 2004.

    Certificate of Appreciation for Service to the Certificate of Appreciation from Long Island District of NYSOTA & NYSOTA for chairing the Ethics Committee: 2004.

    American Occupational Therapy Association Service Award: 2004.

    Certificate of Excellence. Awarded by the LID of the NYS Occupational Therapy Association: 2003.

    Inducted into Alpha Eta Society, the Allied Health Professions National Honor Society: 2003.

    American Occupational Therapy Service Award: 2003.

    Geriatric Scholar Certificate: 2002-2003.

    New York State United University Professional Development Award: 2000.

    Certificate of Appreciation for Service to the Long Island District and the Profession of Occupational Therapy: 2000.

    Selected to Participate in Research Training Institute of the Center for Excellence in Health Professions Research, College of Health Professions, T. Jefferson Univ.: 2000.

    Who’s Who of American Women: 1999.

    Graduate Student Research Award, State Society on Aging of New York: 1992.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    CUNY, Integrating Service Learning Pedagogies to Enhance Occupational Therapy Education for Health Promotion and Community Practice. 2012: $9,729.40.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Participation in NYS Occupational Therapy Association’s Lobby Day in Albany with York College students: 2010.

      Participation in Department Advisement sessions: 2010-2012.

      Participation in Admissions Committee: 2011-2012.

      Participation in Appeals Committee: 2010-2011.

      Participation in Curriculum Committee: .

    2. Service to the School

      FAculty presentation on integration of service learning across disciplines: 2012.

      Undergraduate Advisory Research Council: 2012.

      Ad-hoc Research Committee: 2012.

      Participation in interdisciplinary curricula development, using computer-based simulations for instruction: 2010-2011.

    3. Service to the College

      Occupational Therapy Health Expo (sponsored by YSOTA): April 11, 2013.

      Participation in College Strategic Planning Committee: 2012-2013.

      Participation in York College Research Day: 2011-2013.

      Participation in College Wellness Festival: May 3, 2012.

      Provost Lecture Series Planning Committee: 2011-2013.

      Committee on Academic Standing: 2011-2013.

      Participation in York College Fall Fest: 2010.

      Participation in York College's Open House advisement program: 2010- 2013.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Board of Directors, State Society on Aging of New York: 2013.

    President, State Society on Aging of New York: 2006-2007.

    Executive Board, State Society on Aging of New York: 2002-2007.

    Secretary LID of New York State Occupational Therapy Association: 1998 - 2000.

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Advisory Board: The Campaign against Dementia, Glen Cove Senior Center: 2013.

    Pro Bono Consultant for Glen Cove Senior Center: 2013.

    Pro Bono Consultant for Selfhelp Community Services Housing Program: 2013.

    Conference Abstract Reviewer for the Annual Scientific Meeting of Gerontological Society of America: 2011-2012.

    Member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Long Term Care: 2008-2012.

    Member of the Social Research, Policy, and Practice Section Program Committee of the Gerontological Society of America: 2011-2012.

    Member of the Editorial Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics: 1996–2013.

    Member of the Editorial Board of Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation: 2002-2013.

    Member of the Presidents Circle of the State Society on Aging of New York: 2008-2013.

    Member of the Clinical Advisory Committee for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Long Island Chapter: 1994-2010.

    Coordinator of Working with Older Adults: Charting the Future of Workforce Training and Education, Listening Sessions in New York State, sponsored by the State Society on Aging of NY & the NYS Office for the Aging: 2007-2009.

    Participant in the New York Academy of Medicine’s Care Coordination Round: 2008.

    American Occupational Therapy Association’s Families and Caregivers Ad Hoc Work Group: 2005-2007.

    Member of the American Occupational Therapy’s Gerontology Board Certification Panel: 2004-2006.

    Research/Education Liaison for Gerontology Special Interest Section of the American Occupational Therapy Association: 2003-2006.

    Member Suffolk County Commission on Creative Retirement: 2004-2006.

    Conference Committee for 2005 Annual Conference of the LID of New York State Occupational Therapy Association: 2005.

    Facilitator for the Pre-White House Conference on Aging: Suffolk County Forum, Brentwood, NY: 2005.

    Member of the American Occupational Therapy Association Families & Caregivers Ad Hoc Workgroup: 2005.

    Program Chair, Annual Conference of State Society on Aging of New York: 2002.

    Secretary of LID New York State Occupational Therapy Association: 1998-2000.

    Member of the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Roster of Accreditation Evaluators: 1999-2002.

    Chair, Ethics Committee, LID of New York State Occupational Therapy Association: 1994-2004.

    Host for NYS Office for the Aging’s Long Island Forum on Aging, Stony Brook University: 2000.

    Association for Gerontology in Higher Education’s Faculty Development Committee: 1998-1999.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      OT 522 Research Seminar IV 
      OT 322 Occupations Through the Life Span 
      OT 505 Occupational Therapy Process I: Physical Intervention 
      OT 321 Occupational Analysis 
      OT 518 Research Seminar I 
      OT 506 Occupational Therapy Process II: Physical Intervention 
      OT 645B Occupational Therapy Practice 
      OT 644 Advanced Occupational Therapy Theory & Practice 
      OT 519 Research Seminar II 
      OT 645B Occupational Therapy Practice (focusing on geriatric practice) 
      OT 645B-H-Web (Hybrid) Occupational Therapy Practice (focusing on geriatric practice) 
      OT 423 Collaboration in Occupational Therapy 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Occupational Therapy Practice (focusing on gerontology practice), OT 645B- H- Web (Hybrid).

      Use of Orthotics in Occupational Therapy Practice, OT 523.

      Use of Physical Agent Modalities in Occupational Therapy Practice, OT 524.

Horowitz, Beverly
 

Horowitz, Beverly
Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy