Amanda M Buono, PPOTD, OTR/L, BCP, CCAP

Assistant Professor

Joined Brenau University: 2013 

EDUCATION     

Bachelor of Science, Occupational Therapy, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA

Master of Science, Occupational Therapy, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA

Post Professional Doctorate, Occupational Therapy, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA

AWARDS

Brenau Oustanding Part-Time Faculty Award, 2018-2019;

Brenau University Alumni Hall of Fame, 2017

Pi Theta Epsilon – Honor Society for Occupational Therapy Students and Alumni

Taylor Miller Occupational Therapy Award – Co-founder

PRACTICE EXPERTISE & SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS

Board Certified in Pediatric from the American Occupational Therapy Association;

Clinically Certified Aromatherapy Practitioner;

Practice and research expertise in sleep and aromatherapy.

COURSES OFFERED

OT634: OT Applications-Adolescents & Adults

OT 638: OT Applications-Infants & Children

OT603: Foundations of Practice

CD 230 Human Occupation and Lifestyle Design

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sleep and occupational performance, clinical aromatherapy

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Buono, A. (October, 2021). Assessing Sleep Performance in the Acute Care Setting. Georgia Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Virtual.

Allison, J. & Buono, A.   (April 2017). The use of clinical aromatherapy by occupational therapists in practice. Continuing Education Course, Gainesville, GA

Carpenter, L & Buono, A. (April 2017). Utilizing technology to promote active learning in occupational therapy curriculum: teaching strategies for novice practitioner-scholars. American Occupational Therapy Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, PA.

Allison, J. & Buono, A. (September 2016). The use of essential oils in a sensory diet.  Georgia Occupational Therapy Association One-Day Workshop, Norcross, GA

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Brenau University – Part-Time Faculty Award Committee

School of Occupational Therapy – Student Advisor

School of Occupational Therapy Alumni Relations Committee – Chair

School of Occupational Therapy Awards Committee

Brenau University Occupational Therapy Student Association – Advisor