Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy
Division of Occupational Therapy
Office: Blake Law Center Room 204
- BS in Occupational Therapy, Quinnipiac University
- Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Creighton University
Before arriving at the OTD program at Western New England University, Dr. Erin Murray was a full-time faculty member in the MSOT/OTD programs at West Coast University (Los Angeles, CA) for the previous 5 years, where she taught Occupations and the Older Adult, Preparatory Methods I, Preparatory Methods II, and Foundations of Occupational Therapy. She was also the founding faculty advisor and mentor for the Peer-Assisted Learning Program (PAL). Prior to West Coast University, Dr. Murray taught, mentored, and served on committees within the OTA program at Grossmont College (San Diego, CA) for several years.
Dr. Murray’s primary areas of interest include acute care, ICU, geriatrics and hand therapy. She holds California advanced practice certifications in both hand therapy (HTC) and physical agent modalities (PAMs), and is a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner (CKTP).
Dr. Murray is actively involved within the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and is an item writer and clinical simulation writer for the national certification exam. She also is a Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) in Teaching by the National Association of State Administrators and Supervisors of Private Schools (NASASPS).
In her spare time, Dr. Murray enjoys playing soccer, traveling, going to the theatre, and cheering on her beloved New England Patriots.