Pamela Miller, MA, OTR

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Academic Appointments

  • Associate in Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy) at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Academic Fieldwork Coordinator


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, Occupational Therapy, Utica College
  • MA, Rehabilitation Counseling, New York University

Honors & Awards

AOTA’s Certificate of Recognition for “Excellence In and Advancement of Fieldwork Education”

Founding member: Metropolitan Occupational Therapy Education Council (MOTEC)

Annual MOTEC lecturer on “Emerging Issues in Fieldwork”

State lecture series: “Supervising the Failing Student”


Selected Publications

Falk-Kessler, J., Kalina, J., & Miller, P., (2012) The influence of occupational therapy on resilience in individuals with multiple sclerosis. International Journal of MS Care. 14:160-168.

Kalina, J., Falk-Kessler, J., Miller, P., Bacon, J., Herbert, J. (2010). The effect of occupational therapy on resilience of patients with multiple sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis, 16: S332

Falk-Kessler J, & Miller , P (2008) Resilience and Its Relationship to Adaptation. The American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA

Falk-Kessler J,  & Miller , P.  (2006) Using the Matrix Method to Understand Resilience and its Role in Occupational Therapy. AOTA Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC

McCreedy, P. & Miller, P. (2004) The Marginal Student: Proactive Preparation and Problem-Solving in Fieldwork.  In Costa, D., The Essential Guide to Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Education: Resources for Today’s Educators and Practitioners; Bethesda: AOTA Press.