BS, Tufts University, Medford, MA
MS, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Fieldwork Educator Certificate, 2009
Trainer, Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program, 2009
Assistant Professor, 2005-present
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, 1996-present
Research and Clinical Interests
Level I and Level II fieldwork
Advisory Board Member to the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program of Harcum, Bryn Mawr, PA. 2009- present
Board of Directors, Resources for Human Development, Philadelphia. 2004-present
Chair, Fieldwork Section of AOTA Education Special Interest Section. 2007-2010
Chair, Steering Committee for the Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program. 2008-2009
Chair, People Power Committee of Local Conference Committee, POTA Annual Conference. 2002, 2005, 2008
Academic Liaison to POTA District 5 Board. 2005-2008
Awards And Honors
2010 Alumni Special Achievement Award, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University.
2008 Fred and Sadye Abrams Award for Excellence in Clinical or Laboratory Instruction, Thomas Jefferson University.
2008 OT Award of Recognition for Excellence as an Academic Leader in Clinical Education. Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association.
AOTA's 2007 Cordelia Meyers Award for the AJOT article (May/June 2006) Level I Fieldwork Today: A Study of Contexts and Perceptions.
Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, awarded April 1996.