M. Blanche Leeman, Ed.D, OTR/L, CHT


Blanche Leeman, Ed.D, OTR/L, CHT

Clinical Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy Program
Stony Brook University, Southampton Campus

Phone: 631-632-5024
E-mail: Marian.Leeman@stonybrook.edu

Dr. Leeman received her Doctorate of Education from the University of St. Augustine, FL in 2018, Bachelor of Health Science/Master in Occupational Therapy combined degrees from Touro College, Bay Shore NY in 1997 and a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Springfield College, Springfield, MA in 1980. Her clinical practice area is in hand therapy and Dr. Leeman holds the distinction of a certified hand therapist (CHT). Also, Dr. Leeman specializes in clinical neuro and orthopedic practice. Dr. Leeman continues to work in the clinical setting for hand therapy and neuro-based practice. Academically, Dr. Leeman has been awarded the outstanding educator award and has been a guest lecturer at national conferences and universities. Her research agenda topic is 3D-printing in Occupational Therapy. 

Dr. Leeman's teaching experience includes Functional Anatomy Review, Functional Kinesiology, Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Physical Disabilities and 3D-printing in Occupational Therapy