Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
School of Graduate Studies
- Associate Member
Jill Stier is an Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Jill’s role as the Graduate Coordinator involves the coordination of services and programs which affect several aspects of student life. Jill chairs the Student Affairs Committee which is responsible for admissions and awards, recruitment, student advising, academic performance including marks and the appeals process, student bursaries and scholarships. Jill has expertise with accessibility and accommodation strategies for graduate students.
Jill had many years of clinical experience working with individuals of all ages and had a special interest in the area of hand and burn rehabilitation. Jill has always had a passion for education and knowledge transfer which was evident in her past role as a Fieldwork Coordinator in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Jill’s past experience has also included her leadership position as Director of Professional Development and Practice Support with the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists (OSOT) where she applied knowledge transfer theory in the development, implementation and evaluation of OSOT’s professional development services.