Amanda Sarafian, EdD, OTR/L

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Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine (Occupational Therapy) at CUMC


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BA, University of Delaware
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, Columbia University
  • EdD, Movement Sciences and Education with a specialization in Occupational Therapy, Teachers College, Columbia University


Selected Publications

Peer Reviewed Research Articles

Gutman, S. A., Falk-Kessler, J. P., Sarafian, A. J., & Barbour, P. (2018). Emotional Intelligence Admission Essay Scale: Comparison between Essay and Interview Formats. Annals of International Occupational Therapy.

Other Publications

Babikian, V., Sarafian, A., & Grajo, L. (2018). Developing a pilot occupational therapy program in rural Armenia. OT Practice 23(17), 20-23.


Dimitropoulou, K., & Sarafian, A. (2017). Sensory Processing & Functional Performance in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review. Panel Presentation, 29th European Academy of Childhood Disability (EACD), May 17 - 20, 2017, Amsterdam, NL. Journal of Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, conference proceedings