Brittany Perez

Occupational Therapist and Senior Research Associate
Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, University of Buffalo


Perez OTD, OTR/L is an occupational therapist and Senior Research Associate at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA), located at the University at Buffalo, where she manages usability testing and consulting services for products and technology. Brittany serves as a project coordinator in both the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Universal Design and the Built Environment (RERC-UD) and the RERC on Accessible Public Transportation. She co-founded and directs the local AARP Age Friendly Network in Erie County. She is an Assistant Research Professor in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning and an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Public Health and Health Professions at UB. Brittany is a licensed and registered occupational therapist and has clinical experience working in adult physical rehabilitation.