Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Faculty

OTA Program Faculty


Barbara Haase
  Barbara Haase, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA is the Program Director.  Barbara graduated from Western Michigan University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.  She obtained her post-professional Master’s Degree from University of Florida.  Barbara has served as Adjunct Faculty in the Occupational Therapy Program for the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo.  She has extensive clinical experience in adult rehabilitation as well as the early intervention setting.  Her area of expertise and publications are in the areas of adult cognition and perception.  Barbara has served on the Neuro-Rehabilitation Certification Exam Committee for AOTA  and has been on the Roster of Accreditation Evaluators with ACOTE.   
Erika Kemp

Erika Kemp MS, OTR/L is the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator.   Erika graduated in 2000 from The Ohio State University with her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy.  She obtained her post-professional Master’s Degree from Boston University in 2007, which fueled her interest in evidence-based practice.   Erika’s primary clinical interest is in pediatrics and she holds the WPS/USC certificate in Sensory Integration as well has training in the Sensory, Oral, Sequential Feeding approach, Therapeutic Listening, the Wilbarger Therapressure technique, handwriting techniques and aquatic therapy.  Erika has worked in a variety of clinical settings including school systems, acute care hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals and private outpatient clinics.

Marty Siegel

Marty Siegel  is an Adjunct Faculty member.  She received her Associate’s Degree from Lourdes College as an Occupational Therapy Assistant before pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from The College of Misericordia.  Marty has extensive clinical experience in the area of mental health.  She has worked with a wide range of diagnoses and settings from a community developmental center, to a locked psychiatric unit and skilled nursing facilities.



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