About Becky A Piazza
Becky Piazza, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCPR is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida’s Department of Occupational Therapy, having previously worked as an Academic Fieldwork Coordinator (AFWC) and Clinical Instructor at the University of St. Augustine’s Florida St. Augustine campus (2019-2020). Becky previously served as the Clinical Coordinator for Occupational Therapy and Recreational Therapy at UF Health Shands Rehab Hospital (2002-2019) and was the lead occupational therapist for the UF Health Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases multidisciplinary concussion clinic (2018 – 2020). She served as the Florida representative to AOTA’s Representative Assembly (2015-2017) and as the Region 3 Regional Representative for the Florida Occupational Therapy Association (2013 – 2015). Becky coordinated the North Central Florida Occupational Therapy Forum from 2012 – 2017 and founded the Annual Speed Dating with an OT event. Becky specializes in adult inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and has been a practicing occupational therapist within adult physical dysfunction since graduating from UF in 2001. She received her post professional master’s degree in occupational therapy from San Jose State University in 2014 and her clinical doctorate in occupational therapy from Chatham University in 2018. Becky received the 2013 Florida Occupational Therapy Educational Consortium’s Outstanding Fieldwork Educator of the Year award, the 2014 Florida Occupational Therapy Association’s Award of Recognition, was granted board certification in physical rehab through AOTA in 2016 and received the 2019 University of Florida Occupational Therapy Sandra Edwards Colloquium Outstanding Clinical Contributions Award and the 2019 University of Florida Public Health and Health Professions Department of Occupational Therapy Outstanding Alumni Award.