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Hutchinson, Clover

Hutchinson, Clover

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy

Phone: 718-262-2770
Office Location: AC-1E12

Office Hours  
M-F  By appointment only 


Degree Institution Field Dates
PP-OTD  Chatham University  Occupational Therapy  2016 
MA  New York University  Ergonomics & Biomechanics  2000 
certificate  SUNY, Downstate  Early Intervention  2008 
BS  York College, CUNY  Occupational Therapy  1992 
Dr. Hutchinson is a graduate of the York College Occupational Therapy program. She is a new Assistant Professor to the department. She earned her post-professional Doctorate in OT from Chatham University and a MA in Biomechanics and ergonomics from NYU. Dr. Hutchinson's primary area of expertise in hand therapy and school-age intervention. She is a passionate advocate and sits on several professional boards. She recently was awarded the NYSOTA 2020, Dr. Jim Hinojosa Memorial Lectureship, and will provide her lecture at the Annual NYSOTA Conference in November 2021. This award honors an NYSOTA member who has "contributed to the profession through research, education, and/or practice, has demonstrated leadership qualities, and provided mentorship", NYSOTA 2020. Dr. Hutchinson was featured by NYSOTA on July 29, 2021 - "Meet Clover Hutchinson: Her Journey and Drive for Engagement"

Areas of Expertise

Hand therapy
Neonatal Feeding
Billing and Coding for OT

Articles in Field Of Expertise

C. Hutchinson & J, Brown. "New York City occupational therapists’ practice during the COVID-19 pandemic." OT Practice. 25 October 2020: 27-28.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Diversity, Equity and Inclusion " August 2020: NYSOTA Members; OT practitioners.

" Diversity, Equity and Inclusion " October 2020: NYSOTA Members; OT practitioners.

" Safety and Body Mechanics " November 2018: Food & Nutrition Department, Brookdale Hospital.

" Health Literacy – Impact on Treatment Outcomes and The Bottomline " November 2018: NYSOTA Conference.

" Are you an Advocate " November 2017: Pinning Ceremony, York College.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Dr. Jim Hinojosa Memorial Lectureship: 2020.

Distinguished Alumni, York College: 2018.

Offices Held In Professional Societies

President - New York State Black Occupational Therapy Caucus (NYSBOTC): 2016 - present.

Trustee - New York State Occupational therapy Association (NYSOTA): 2017 - 2021.

Board Liaison - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee - NYSOTA: 2020 - 2021.

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Other Professional Activities and Public Service

The Roster of Evaluators (RAE) - ACOTE: 2018 - present.