Hannah Mercier, PhD, OTR/L

Headshot of Hannah Mercier Hannah Mercier, PhD, OTR/L


Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy Program
Stony Brook University
Office Location: HSC L-2, Room 434

E-mail:  Hannah.Mercier@stonybrook.edu



  • Ph.D. Rehabilitation Sciences, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Charlestown, MA
  • M.S. Occupational Therapy, University of New England, Portland, ME
  • B.S. Therapeutic Studies, Boston University Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston, MA

Expertise: adult neurologic rehabilitation, digital assessment and mobile health interventions, community mobility and social engagement after disability, health self-management

Hannah Mercier is a full-time research faculty member in the Occupational Therapy Department at the School of Health Technology and Management. Dr. Mercier’s research interests are the effects of disability on health and participation and interventions to mitigate these, including the development and implementation of individualized mobile health interventions. Furthermore, Dr. Mercier studies smartphone-based digital phenotyping to understand time-dependent relationships between health and participation after major injury and trajectories of psychosocial wellbeing. Dr. Mercier serves on the Stony Brook University Interprofessional Telehealth Board and is a research consultant to Empower Spinal Cord Injury, Inc. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, American Spinal Injury Association, and the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.


  • Foundations for Occupational Therapy (HAO 505)

  • Introduction to Research Methods in Occupational Therapy (HAO 549)