Michelle Forfa

Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Rehabilitation Sciences

College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
860.768.5378 D 431 BS in Health Sciences/MS in Occupational Therapy

Doctor of Occupational Therapy, American International College

MS in Occupational Therapy, American International College

BS in Occupational Science, American International College

Dr. Michelle Forfa has been an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator since 2018. Her clinical expertise is in the adult and aging populations, specifically in the subacute, long-term care, and home-care settings. She teaches Communication Skills for Effective Practice, Assistive Technology, and Professional Practice Seminar, in addition to supporting the Level I and Level II Fieldwork courses. Her research interests include non-traditional models of supervision and innovative fieldwork sites. Dr. Forfa is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Academic Fieldwork Coordinator Special Interest Section, the Fieldwork Educator Community of Practice, and holds an executive board position with the Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association and the New England Occupational Therapy Education Council.