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Schreuer, Naomi

Naomi Schreuer (University of Haifa) - Engineering, Technology and Planning

Naomi Schreuer, Ph.D, O.T. has 33 years of clinical experience with people with diverse disabilities, as an occupational therapist. She is currently the chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Social Welfare & Health Sciences, University of Haifa.

Her research area is focused on service accessibility and supportive physical technological and social environments for enhancing participation of vulnerable populations in daily activities including the extreme case of emergency preparedness.  After the Second Lebanon War (2006), she was co-leader of the project “Emergency Preparedness and Response for Persons with Disabilities” funded by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Services, Israel.  She will focus her research on accessibility of emergency services for vulnerable populations, due to language, culture, physical, sensory and cognitive deficiencies.