Brittany DiSalvo has been appointed clinical assistant professor of occupational therapy at Clarkson University.
She received both her Bachelor of Science degree in occupational science and her master of science in occupational therapy from Keuka College.
In addition, she has continuing education and hands-on experience and training with ACP modalities, including electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and diathermy. She is a supervisor of level II occupational therapy student from accrediting college as well. She has completed advanced medical training through assignments at skilled nursing facilities.
Before coming to Clarkson, DiSalvo was a full-time occupational therapist having completed two travel assignments -- one in Texas and a second in Corning, N.Y. Upon returning to the North Country -- DiSalvo grew up in Heuvelton, N.Y. -- she has been currently employed at Canton-Potsdam Hospital, where she is an on-site supervising occupational therapist for the facility. In addition, she was responsible for the administration of evaluations and standardized assessments, managing a full caseload and completion of proper documentation. At the same time, she assisted with teaching a course at Clarkson the past few semesters.
Prior to that, she worked as an occupational therapist at St. Luke's Health Facility, a 200-bed site where she gained exposure to wide variety of diagnoses in short-term and long-term settings.
DiSalvo has also completed advanced medical training through assignments at skilled nursing facilities. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the New York Capital Region, Beacon, New York and New York City, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations, and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.