Ling Wan-Albert received her M.S. in Occupational Therapy in 2005 from Stony Brook University, and her post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctoral (O.T.D.) degree in 2019 from Thomas Jefferson University. She has 14 years of experience in adult physical rehabilitation across the spectrum of care, including acute care, inpatient, outpatient, and subacute rehabilitation. She developed the outpatient occupational therapy service at NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Academic Health Care Centers.

Wan-Albert has extensive experience working with individuals with cerebrovascular accidents and neurodegenerative disease, with a particular interest in Parkinson's disease (PD). She is a Parkinson's specialist, a Lee Silverman Voice Treatment-certified (LSVT-BIG) clinician, and a Rock Steady Boxing coach. She is passionate about motivating and engaging people with PD to maintain their independence and quality of life through vigorous exercise and task-specific training. Her research interests include PD fatigue, PD upper extremity function, and group-based cognitive behavioral approach.

Recent Projects/Research

  • Treatment protocol for fatigue management in Parkinson's disease using cognitive behavioral approach

Courses Taught at NYIT

  • OCTH 609 Psychosocial Conditions
  • OCTH 714 Assessments in Physical Dysfunction Lab
  • OCTH 750 Interventions in Physical Dysfunction Lab
  • OCTH 893, 894, 895, 896 Fieldwork II