Faculty & Staff

Occupational Therapy Assistant Faculty & Staff

For general questions about the Occupational Therapy Assistant program, please contact us. For admission questions, call (512) 223-5700.

Department Chair

Amy Anderson, COTA, M.Ed.

Office: EVC Bldg 9000, Rm 9322
Phone: (512) 223-5934
Email: [email protected]

Administration Office


Full-Time Faculty


Name Campus/Room Phone Email
Renee Kilbride, OTR EVC 9310 (512) 223-5912 [email protected]
Melissa Najarian, OTR EVC 9308 (512) 223-5936 [email protected]

Adjunct Faculty

Name Campus/Room Email
Gina Margiotta, COTA EVC 9311 [email protected]
Deanna Gonzalez-Nesmith, OTR EVC 9311 [email protected]
Pina Shah, OTR EVC 9311 [email protected]
Elizabeth Williams, OTR EVC 9311 [email protected]

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Occupational Therapy Assistant Updates

  • ACC and AFD Celebrate Five Years of Red Angels Partnership

    A new plaque proudly hangs on the walls of ACC’s Health Sciences building at Eastview Campus — celebrating five years of making a difference in the community.

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  • OTA Program Application Period for Fall 2023

    The Occupational Therapy Assistant Program application period for Fall 2023 will open December 1, 2022. Please visit the Application Process page to see the latest admission requirements.

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  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Radiology, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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