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Daus, Diana

Daus, Diana

Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy

Phone: 718-262-5356
Office Location: AC-1E12D

Office Hours  
Tuesday  10am-12pm 
Wed  12-2 
As per appointment   


Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Trident University International  Health Science Education and Research  2018 
MS  Touro College  Occupational Therapy  2001 
BS  C.W. Post/ LIU  Psychology  1995 
Diana Daus, PhD, OTR/L is a full-time assistant professor at York College. She attained her Master’s Degree in occupational therapy from Touro College. She attained her PhD in Global Health Education and Research. She is a licensed and registered NYS Occupational Therapist. She has prior publications in Preventative Medicine and The International Journal of Biomedical Research. Her research interests include patient health and wellness, neurodegenerative disorders, and collaboration with multidisciplinary researchers on oxidative stress, occupation and culture and variables related to function during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Areas of Expertise

Mental health, Pediatrics, Health and Wellness

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Daus. D. "Secondary data analysis using the NIS: falls in patients with HD." Trident University Proquest Publishing.. 2018: .

Toolsee, N., Somanah, J., Aruoma, O. I., Gunness, T. K., Kowelssur, S., Dambala, V., Murad, F., Daus, D. et. Al.. "Effectiveness of Green Tea in a Randomized Human Cohort: Relevence to Diabetes and its Complications." Biomedical Research international. 2013: .

Somanah, J., Aruoma, O. I., Gunness, T. K., Kowelssur, S., Dambala, V., Murad, F., . . . Daus, D. et. Al.. "Effects of a short term supplementation of a fermented papaya preparation on biomarkers of diabetes mellitus in a randomized Mauritian population.." Preventive Medicine. 2012: .

Daus, D. & Srinivasan J.. "Number of Psyschiatric Diagnosises and Falls in People with Huntinton's Disease in the National Inpatient Sample (NIS)." Annals of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. 3:3 2020: 3.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Huntington's Disease: Occupational and Physical Therapy " 3/2019: Downstate faculty and students.

" Daus, D. Conversations that matter: OT's role in the treatment of Huntington's disease " 4/2018: American Occupational Therapy Association.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

A secondary data analysis using the NIS to determine fall risks with people with Huntington's disease: April 2018.


PS CUNY, HD and PD in the NIS. 7/2019-7/2020: 3600.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Practical Yoga ZOOM instructor/ CARES counseling center and athletics department service: 2021-present.