Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller, Ph.D, DrOT, OTRL, CDP, FMiOTA
Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller, Ph.D, DrOT, OTRL, CDP, FMiOTA is an associate professor in the Master of Occupational Therapy Program at Wayne State University (WSU). Her research expertise is in training and quality of life for caregivers of people with dementia in terms of (a) needs assessment and analysis for community-dwelling individuals living with chronic conditions; and (b) the scholarship of teaching and learning, interprofessional teaching and learning, and instructional design and delivery. She is an NIH funded researcher who has secured over $260,000 of grant funding as PI or co-PI, and an additional $2.85 million as a co-I. She is the lead editor of three books, the author of chapters in leading textbooks in the occupational therapy profession, and has published several peer-reviewed research papers based on both qualitative and quantitative methodology. Dr. DiZazzo-Miller was awarded the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2016, was named to the Michigan Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellows in 2017, and became an Academic Leadership Academy Fellow at WSU in 2019. She is currently an assistant editor for the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy (OJOT) and serves as a gerontology subject matter expert for the American Occupational Therapy Association on the Advanced Certification Commission.