James is the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Assistant Professor for Hofstra University’s Occupational Therapy program. He has been an Occupational Therapist for sixteen years and is certified in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation. James received his Advanced Graduate Certification in Health Care Management from Stony Brook University, his Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy from Hofstra University and is currently pursuing his doctorate in Learning and Teaching from Hofstra University. He is also a black belt candidate in Kempo Martial Arts.
This is a story of conquering fears and working through the obstacles life throws at us. Courage is found when times are bleak. Inspiration is discovered when thoughts are lost. Love is known when there is support in both the good and the bad days. Family and friends come together with love, faith, and hope..
— Shannon Serkes, 2011 —
Dana Battaglia, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dana received her Doctorate at the City University of New York in the Speech and Hearing Sciences and her Master’s degree…