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Occupational Therapy Program

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Daurn Tribble, MS, OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Part Time
daurn.tribble@downstate.edu

OT Program Administrator
Email
(718) 270-7730

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Nancy Kline, PhD, OTR

Assistant Professor, Part Time
phone: (718) 270-7730
e-mail: nancy.kline@downstate.edu

Education

  • PhD in Occupational Therapy, New York University,1997
  • Master of Arts in Education, Washington University, l985
  • Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, Boston University, l981

Advanced trainings or credentials

  • NDT 1984
  • LSVT BIG Certification 2015, 2017

Personal Statement:

Dr. Kline teaches Cognition and Perception and Neurorehabilitation. She is certified in LSVT BIG Global. Her clinical expertise is in the treatment of adolescents and adults requiring neurological rehabilitation Dr. Kline has served in clinical roles at Jewish and Barnes Hospitals, part of the Washington University Medical system in St. Louis. She has also served as the assistant Director of New York Cornell Hospital in New York and most recently has worked in the home health community. She began her work as a generalist however in 1985, she began working specifically with adults with neurologic disorders. She previously held adjunct professor roles at New York University and Washington University.

Publications

  • Kline, N. (2014) Asher's Occupational Therapy Assessment Tools: an annotated index: cognitive assessments. 4th edition. Edited by Ina Elfant Asher. AOTA Press.
  • Gillen, G., Scaffa, M., Cohn, E. (2013) Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy 12th ed. Edited cognitive chapter and on review board.
  • Kline, N. (2007) Assessment Tools: an annotated index: cognitive assessments. 3rd edition. Edited by Ina Elfant Asher. AOTA Press.
  • Kaplan, MK, Kline, N, & Sabari, J. (2006). The Importance of NDT in Analyzing Posture and Movement
  • Finkelstein Kline, N. (2000). Validity of the modified dynamic visual processing assessment, 9 (4) E69-E88 Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy Research.

Research Interests

Dr. Kline's research focuses on the role of visual perception and cognition in everyday life and during functional mobility.