Faculty Profile

Norene Carlson

Norene Carlson

Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy


BS, Pacific University OR
OTD, Quinnipiac University

Principles of Human Development/Older Adults

Fall 2020

Theoretical Models and Service Learning

Fall 2020

Immersive Fieldwork Experience in Psychosocial and Mental Health Practice (Fieldwork IIa)

Fall 2020

Administration and Management in Occupational Therapy

Summer I 2020


Occupational Therapy

Phone Number

(203) 582-6455

Mail Drop




Quinnipiac University

2018 – 2019

Assistant Clinical Professor

Hamden, CT

Western New England University

2018 – 2018

Assistant Clinical Professor

Springfield, MA

Quinnipiac University

2014 – 2017

Part-Time Faculty

Hamden, CT

Middlesex Hospital Homecare

2009 – Present

Occupational Therapist

Middletown, CT

Eastern Rehab Network

2008 – 2009

Occupational Therapist

Newington, CT

New England Home Care

2007 – 2007

Occupational Therapist

Cromwell, CT

Franciscan Home Care

2002 – 2006

Occupational Therapist

Meriden, CT

Hands On Home Health

1997 – 2000

Occupational Therapist

San Marino, CA

Tenent Home Health

1997 – 2000

Occupational Therapist

Pasadena, CA

Rehab Alliance

1996 – 1998

Occupational Therapist

Pasadena, CA

Rehabilitation Institute at Santa Barbara

1996 – 1996

Occupational Therapist

Santa Barbara, CA

Rehabilitation Specialists, Inc.

1996 – 1996

Occupational Therapist

Portland, OR

Health South Regional Rehabilitation Center

1995 – 1995

Occupational Therapist

Miami, FL

Vencor Hospital

1995 – 1996

Occupational Therapist

Boston, MA

Carlson, A, Caddock, E., Dizon, G., Kudreyko, J. & Keegan, M., Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Primary Cre Interventions to Promote Healthy Aging in an Assisted Living Facility, AOTA National Conference, Boston, MA., Quinnipiac University (2020).

Proctor, J. Bondoc, S. & Carlson, A., Usability of an Evidence-Based Mirror Therapy Protocol for Stroke Rehabilitation, AOTA National Conference, Boston, MA, Quinnipiac University (2020).

Carlson, A.N., Can Occupational Therapists Play a Role in Primary Care Outside the Physician's Office?, ConnOTA Special Interest Series Event, North Haven, CT, Quinnipiac University (2019).

Carlson, A.N. , An End-of-Life Care Mentorship Model for Practicing OT Clinicians Using a Weeklong Residency Program, AOTA National Conference (2019).

Carlson, A.N. , Occupational Therapy in Hospice Care, Henderson, NV , Touro University (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , The Role of Occupational Therapy in Primary Care Practice, Springfield, MA, Caring Healthcare (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , Identification of Factors Contributing to the Underutilization of Occupational Therapy in End of Life Care, AOTA National Conference, Salt Lake City, UT (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , Functional Assessment in Adults, Adult Foster Care Summit 2, Worchester, MA (2018).

Carlson, A.N. , Hospice Grand Rounds: Therapy in End of Life Care, Middletown, CT, Middlesex Memorial Hospital (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , The Use of Assistive Devices for Fall Prevention, Middletown, CT, Heritage Commons (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , Positive influences: The effects of hospice visits on occupational therapy students, 22(3) OT Practice 21-23 (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , End of Life Education for Occupational Therapy Students Using Experiential Learning Methods, AOTA National Conference (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , End of Life for Occupational Therapy Students using Experiential Learning Methods, Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association, North Haven, CT (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , Home Healthcare: Occupational Therapy’s Growing Role, Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Fairfield, CT (2017).

Carlson, A.N. , Aging in Place with Dementia, Middletown, CT, Heritage Commons (2016).

Carlson, A.N. , Tech Savvy: The Use of Technology to Age in Place, Cromwell, CT, Covenant Village Assisted Living (2016).

Carlson, A.N. , Use of the MoCA to Determine Home Safety, Middletown, CT, Middlesex Hospital Homecare (2016).



American Occupational Therapy Association, 2013-2019



Occupational Therapy Licensure by the State of Connecticut Department of Health, 2000-2019

OTR, Occupational Therapist


National Board for the certification of Occupational Therapy.



State of Idaho Secondary Education Teaching Certificate