College of Health Professions

department of Occupational Therapy & Occupational Science

 

Faculty and Staff

 

Marlene A. Riley, MMS, OTR/L, CHT
Clinical Associate Professor
Associate Graduate Faculty

 

Office:   Enrollment Services, 251
Phone:   410-704-2925
Fax:   410-704-4330
E-mail:   mriley@towson.edu

 

Educational Background.

BS, Towson University, Occupational therapy
MMS, Loyola College
, Modern Studies

Hand Theray Certification

Handwriting without Tears Level I Certification

Sensory Integration Praxis Test Certification

 

Areas of Professional Interest
Physical Rehabilitation
Hand Therapy
Community Practice

Courses Typically Taught

OCTH 319 Physical Dysfunction Clinical
OCTH 323 Gerontological Occupational Therapy
OCTH 612 OT Health Promotion Initiatives in the Community
OCTH 628 Contemporary Occupational Therapy Practice



Publications

Riley, M. & Lohman, H. (2008). Splinting on older adults. In B.M. Coppard, H. Lohman.
Introduction to Splinting A Clinical Reasoning & Problem-solving approach (3rd ed). St. Louis: Mosby. [Revised]

Riley, M. (2006). Occupational therapy in the home for non homebound patients. Home Health
Care Management & Practice, 19 (1), 19 – 25.

Riley, M. (2000), Splinting on Elders. In B.M. Coppard, H. Lohman. Introduction to Splinting. St. Louis: Mosby.

Selected Presentations

Riley, M., Wilson, J., & Crabtree, L. (September 27, 2013). Utilization of an integrated
community fieldwork model. Baltimore, MD: Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.

Riley, M., & Lohman, H. (April 27, 2013). Occupation-based orthotic provision with older
adults, San Diego, CA: The American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.

Riley, M., & Merryman, B. (November 19, 2011). Uncover the world of alternative funding to
offer occupational therapy services in the community, Pikesville, MD: Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.

Riley, M., & Merryman, B. (April 14, 2011). A collaborative approach: Empowering every girl
to fully participate in life, Philadelphia, PA: American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference. Poster presentation.

Riley, M. (May 1, 2010). Moving from community-based to community- engaged health
promotion, Orlando, FL: American Occupational Therapy Association Annual
Conference. Special Interest Section presentation.

Riley, M. (April 4, 2009). Connecting campus and community to address national goals at the
local level, University of Baltimore, MD: Service-Learning & Civic Engagement Conference.

Riley, M., Scott, J., & Barnes, P. (November, 7 2008). Moving with confidence: A community-
based fall prevention program, Timonium, MD: Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.

Riley, M., Merryman, B., Kopeck, V., Greseth, C., & Watkins, R. (November 7, 2008).
Adolescents in transition: Facilitating participation through occupation, Timonium, MD:
Maryland Occupational Therapy Conference Annual Conference.

Grants


Fall 2009- Chief Information Officers Forum, Towson University Speech/Occupational Therapy Assistive Technology Community Outreach Initiatives, $6,000- grant approved

Summer 2007- Co-authored grant with Baltimore County Department of Aging Senior Center for fall prevention program, Maryland Department of Aging, Senior Operation Budget - $20,000- grant approved
Fall 2008- Renewed, $20,900

Erickson Foundation, for Baltimore County Department of Aging fall prevention center, $2,500 for technology- grant approved

Fall 2006, Wegmans Community Grant for “Easy on Your Joints” Health Promotion program for Meal Preparation & Arthritis, $2,000- grant approved

Spring 2006- Speech Language Pathology/Occupational Therapy Towson University President’s Fund Collaborative Speech Language Pathology/Occupational Therapy Community Outreach Initiative, $20,000- grant approved

CY 2006 Baltimore County Department of Aging, $5,657- grant approved
Baltimore County Department of Aging – Towson University College of Health Professions Liaison

September 1, 2000, University of Maryland Interdisciplinary Grant, Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Service-learning Health Promotion Initiatives in the Community, $1,000 grant approved

July 1, 2000, Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation, An Interdisciplinary Home management Program for Caregivers and individuals with Cognitive Disabilities Living in the Community, $2,500 grant approved

April 1, 2000, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter, Skills for the Job of Living with Arthritis, $2,500- grant approved

July, 1998, Co-author Shriver Center Service-learning grant, $2,500- grant approved


   


 


 





Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
Enrollment Services, Room 245

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Phone: 410-704-2762
Fax: 410-704-2322


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