Michelle Suarez, PhD, OTR/L
Michelle Suarez, PhD, OTR/L is an assistant professor at Western Michigan University and teaches the pediatric content to occupational therapy master’s level students. She completed her PhD in Interdisciplinary Health Science in 2012 from Western Michigan University. She has 12 years of pediatric occupational therapy practice experience in outpatient and school-based settings. Her research interests include treatment for feeding dysfunction, sensory integration, and autism research. She has published several manuscripts in pediatric practice areas. She received the 2010 Pisaneschi Prize for best research practicum presentation and the Department Graduate Research and Creative Scholar award while completing her PhD.