College of Health Professions

Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

Faculty and StaffM. Beth Merryman

M. Beth Merryman, Ph.D., OTR/L

Associate Professor

Office:   Enrollment Services, Room 256
Phone:   410-704-2272
Fax:   410-704-2322

Educational Background

Ph.D.: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Policy Sciences
M.S.: Towson State University, Health Science
B.S.: Ohio State University, Occupational Therapy

Courses Typically Taught

OCTH 314 – Principles of Psychosocial Dysfunction
OCTH 603 – Issues in Occupational Therapy
OCTH 612 – O. T. Health Promotion Initiatives in the Community
OCTH 781 – Seminar in Occupational Therapy
OCTH 880 – Graduate Project in Occupational Therapy
OSC 746    – Occupations and Quality of Life in Communities and Systems

Areas of Professional Interest

Supports and barriers to recovery from illness
Role of social, economic and organizational environments in recovery
Health and social policy relative to community participation and disablement
Community practice and consultation
Mixed methods research

Personal Interests

Family, Fitness, Reading and keeping up with current political landscape



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

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5 p.m.

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




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