Tracy Chippendale

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Tracy Chippendale

Phone: 212-998-9012

Tracy Chippendale is an occupational therapist whose clinical background and research interests are in geriatrics. Her research focuses on interventions that enable elders to remain in their own home or “Age in Place”, including non-pharmacological interventions for depressive symptoms and interventions to increase the healthcare workforce in geriatrics. She also studies the impact of the neighborhood environment on falls. Her research has been published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, and The Gerontologist. She received her PhD in occupational therapy from NYU in 2011 and before joining the faculty at Steinhardt, held a position as assistant professor in the department of occupational therapy at Tufts University.


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