Denise Donica, DHSc, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA
Dr. Denise Donica completed her Doctor of Health Science and Master of Health Science in occupational therapy at the University of Indianapolis in 2007 and 2005 respectively. She also holds a bachelors degree in psychology/criminal justice and occupational therapy from Indiana University. Dr. Donica is an Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy Department at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Dr. Donica's focus of clinical practice has been with the pediatric population through school system and outpatient practice. She also has some experience using Handwriting Without Tears via telehealth. She has been using the Handwriting Without Tears® curriculum over 15 years and is a Level 1 certified handwriting specialist through HWT. She is currently a consultant and National Workshop Presenter in addition to her faculty position. She has conducted and published research related to student success and handwriting skills. She has also presented nationally and internationally on handwriting-related research.