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Dr. Maria A. Colmer M.Ed., OTR/L


Title: Assistant Professor, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
School: Health Sciences
Academic Department: Occupational Therapy
Phone: 814-472-3908
E-mail: mcolmer@francis.edu


Expertise Areas in Curriculum
  • Industrial Rehabilitation
  • Biomechanics/Goniometrics
  • Back School/Body Mechanics
  • Ergonomics/Job Analyses
Research Interests
  • Effective edema control for patients who have experienced a CVA
  • Ergonomics & technology and their impact on learning in technologically-equipped and traditional Classrooms.
  • Technological advances for dairy & grain farmers with disabilities
Professional Involvement
  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
  • Past Chair, Commission on Education for Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
  • Operations Coordinator for Pennsylvania Special Olympics

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