Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Department of Occupational Therapy

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Janice P. Burke, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

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901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Education

PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
BS, Utica College of Syracuse University, Utica, NY

Fellowship

Distinguished Fellow, American Occupational Therapy Association

University Appointment

Emeritus Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson College of Health Professions

Professional Societies

American Occupational Therapy Association
Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
Alpha Eta Society

Research & Clinical Interests

Burke, JP, & Harvison, N (2015). Evolution of a revolution in occupational therapy education. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68 (Suppl, 2), S1-S2. PubMed

Burke, JP, Harvison, N. (2014). From the Desk of the Guest Editors- A systematic focus on occupational therapy education. The American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 68, S1-S2. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2014.685S07

Burke, JP. What's going on here? Deconstructing the interactive encounter. (2010) American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 64, 6, 855-868.

Burke, JP, & Gitlin, LN (2012). The Issue Is - How do we change practice when we have the evidence? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66, 5, e85-e88.  http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2012.004432

Clark, F., Park, D.J., Burke, JP. (2013), Dissemination: Bringing translational research to completion, The American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 67, 185-193.

Forsyth, K, Melton, J, Raber, C, Burke, JP, Pierson, CV (2015). Scholarship of practice in the care of people with dementia: Creating the future through collaborative efforts.  Occupational Therapy in Health Care. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/07380577.2015.1075668

Schaaf, R, Cohn, E Burke, JP, Dumon, R, Miller, A, Mailloux, Z. (2015). Linking sensory factors to participation: Establishing intervention goals with parents for children with ASD. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 69005185005. http://dx.doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2015.018036

Awards & Honors

AOTA

  • Retired Educator's Commendation, 2017
  • Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecturer,  2009
  • Service Commendations, AOTA (2009 Board of Directors, 2006-2009); (2008 Member, Linkages Between Education, Research and Practice Ad Hoc Group, 2006- 2007); (Member, Health & Wellness Ad Hoc Group, 2006); (2006 Member, Board Research Workgroup, 2005)
  • Service Award (Chair, Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section, 1993-1996),1996
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1984

Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Award for Outstanding Achievement, 1999

Burlington Resources Foundation Faculty Achievement Award: Thomas Jefferson University, 1994

Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching: Thomas Jefferson University, 1994

Wilma West Lecturer: University of Southern California, 1989

Jean Ayres Award: American Occupational Therapy Foundation, 1989

Alumni of Achievement Award: Utica College, of Syracuse University, 1987

Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges, January, 1970

Publications

Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Scholarship of Practice in the Care of People with Dementia: Creating the Future Through Collaborative Efforts
  2. Linking Sensory Factors to Participation: Establishing Intervention Goals with Parents for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  3. A systematic focus on occupational therapy education
  4. State of measurement in occupational therapy using sensory integration
  5. Dissemination: Bringing translational research to completion
  6. Commentaries
  7. How do we change practice when we have the evidence?
  8. Context and culture: African-American elders' experiences of depression
  9. Evaluating verbal and non-verbal communication skills, in an ethnogeriatric OSCE
  10. Development of a fidelity measure for research on the effectiveness of the ayres sensory integration® intervention
  11. What's going on here? Deconstructing the interactive encounter
  12. Parasympathetic functions in children with sensory processing disorder
  13. The tailored activity program to reduce behavioral symptoms in individuals with Dementia: Feasibility, acceptability, and replication potential
  14. Through the clinician's lens: Objective and subjective views of disability
  15. Play and the sensory integrative approach
  16. Family narratives and play assessment
  17. Exploring the personal reality of disability and recovery: A tool for empowering the rehabilitation process
  18. Tailored activities to manage neuropsychiatric behaviors in persons with dementia and reduce caregiver burden: A randomized pilot study
  19. Fidelity in sensory integration intervention research
  20. Goal attainment scaling as a measure of meaningful outcomes for children with sensory integration disorders