Major in Health Studies

Bachelor of Science Degree • School of Health Professions and Education

Health Studies Major


Mary T. Siniscarco, M.S.

Assistant Professor of Health Studies

Mary Siniscarco
Phone: (315) 792-3196
Office: 205 Romano Hall


Professor Siniscarco is a graduate of Utica College in which she received a Bachelors in Occupational Therapy in 1990; she also received a Masters in Health Education from SUNY Cortland.  In addition to being an Assistant Professor of Health Studies at Utica College, Professor Siniscarco is also the Chair of the Health Studies program.  Professor Siniscarco has been practicing as an Occupational Therapist for nearly 25 years and also owns and operates her own consulting business.  She has practiced OT in a number of clinical settings inclusive of adult neuro-rehabilitation, work hardening, ergonomics, aquatics, developmental disabilities and pediatrics.  In addition, Professor Siniscarco is also certified in the following specialty areas: to administer and interpret the Sensory Integration Praxis Test (SIPT); Blankenship Functional Capacity Evaluation; Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist from the Back School of Atlanta and also earned a Certificate in Gerontology from the Stroud Institute of Columbia University.  Professor Siniscarco has also served on the New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA) board as the Central District President.  While at Utica Collge, she has been awarded a Certificate of Faculty Appreciation as per the UC Women's Basketball Team for 2012 and 2013 in addition to being awarded Faculty Mentor of the Year Award for Outstanding Performance as per the Womyn's Resource Center at Utica College (2013-2014).  Professor Siniscarco's research interests consist of measuring the effects of sensory integration treatment strategies to decrease self-injurious behavior with developmentally challenged adults.


Mary Siniscarco, MS, OTR/L
Assistant Professor of Health Studies
Chair of Health Studies

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