|PhD||Cappella University||Post Secondary and Adult Education||2009|
|MS||Cappella University||Post Secondary And Adult Education||2007|
|MA||Leslie University||Interprofessional Studies-Pediatric Dysphagia||2000|
|BS||York College@CUNY||Occupational Therapy||1984|
Areas of Expertise
- Driver Rehabilitation Services
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Rodriguez, E., Block, P.. "Community building and disability identity formation: Living with Pediatric MS.." Anthropology Anthology: Living with Invisible Disability.. 2011: .
Block, P., Rodriguez, E., Milazzo, M., MacAllister, W., Krupp, L. Nishida, A., Slota, N., Broughton, A., Keys, C.B.,. "Building Pediatric MS Community." Review of Disability Studies.. 2012: .
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Rodriguez, E,. "Self advocacy and self determination for youth with disability and their parents during school transition planning." Occupying Disability:Critical Approaches to Community, Justice, and Decolonizing Disability, (Chapter 17) Block, P.;Kasnitz, D.; Nishida, A.; Pollard, N (eds.). London, UK, Springer.. 2015: .
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" High tech domestic sewing machines are changing traditional definitions of who develops the occupational identity of a sewist. " 2020: Society For the Studies of Occupations.
" Strategic Plans, Outcomes, and Evaluations:How do they support Curricula? " 2019: Leaderhip for Higher Education Conferences.
" Driver Rehabilitation and Mental Health Practice: Occupational Therapy Addressing the untraveled Road. " 2016: AOTA Annual Conference & Expo, Chicago, Ill..
" Self advocacy and self determination for youth with disability and their parents during school transition planning " 2015: Second City Studies for Disabilities Education, Marshall University, Chicago, Ill..
" IDEA, Families and Transition Issues " 2011: Society for Disabilities Studies, Baltimore, Maryland,.
" Community Team Building through Play. " 2009: Society for Medical Anthopology, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
" Empowering Youth with Pediatric MS for Life Transitions through Play. " 2009: Society for Applied Anthropology, Santa Fe, New Mexico,.
" Parenting Coping Skills and Children with Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis . " 2008: Society for Applied Anthropology, Memphis, Tennessee,.
" Perspectives from Anthropology, Disability Studies and Occupational Therapy " 2007: ociety for Applied Anthropology, Tampa, Florida,.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Fellow, Society for Applied Anthropology: .
Alpha Eta Honor Society: .
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Offices Held In Professional Societies
Secretary of Alpha Eta Honor Society- Stony Brook Chapter: 2007.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Member of the Accreditation Council on the Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE): 2015- Present.
Member of Occupational Therapy Licensing Advisory for Board for the State of New York, Office of the Professions.: 2008-2018.
National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy Item Writer for Certifying Occupational Therapists: 1997-2007.
Team Leader Member of the Accreditation Council on the Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Roster of Accreditation Evaluators (RAE): 2019-Present.