Michelle Bradshaw

Michelle Bradshaw

Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Faculty, School of Health Sciences and Human Performance

Specialty:Adults with Physical Disabilities and Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Phone:(607) 274-3160
E-mail:mbradshaw@ithaca.edu
Office:205 Smiddy Hall
Ithaca, NY 14850

Dr. Bradshaw is a licensed Occupational Therapist and Chiropractor. Dr. Bradshaw earned her BS in OT from Boston University and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College. With more than 19 years of experience in OT, she has worked in many different practice settings and with clients of all ages. Dr. Bradshaw views herself as a generalist and has made a point to gain clinical experience that would allow her to work with most any type of OT client. Most recently, she has enjoyed working with the adult and late adult populations in the hospital setting.    

Dr. Bradshaw has developed a profound respect for the human body and is passionate about teaching students the structures and function of the body as it relates to occupational performance. Dr. Bradshaw celebrates diversity, including different health perspectives found within complementary and alternative medicine practices.  Dr. Bradshaw's research currently focuses on OT education and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), including OT educators' knowledge, attitudes and use of CAM.  

Dr. Bradshaw grew up in Seneca Falls, NY and has been enjoying both ends of Cayuga Lake most of her life. When off campus, you will find her enjoying a great meal on the Commons, hiking area trails leading to waterfalls, kayaking on the lake, or playing in the snow. She also enjoys covering patients for a local chiropractor and is involved with the local movement to promote increased awareness of racism and to reduce of its effects in the Ithaca community.

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