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

Research & Publications

Scholarship and research are integral to our Occupational Therapy program. Faculty and students are involved in research ranging from basic science to innovative program development and evaluation. These include:

  • Developing outcome measures
  • Conducting intervention trials
  • Developing and measuring innovative programs
  • Evaluating the impact of teaching and learning approaches

See what we're doing in autism & sensory integration, early intervention, pediatric spinal cord injury, camps for children with special needs, children with cerebral palsy & brachial plexus birth palsy and utilization & access to therapy services.

See what we're doing in spinal cord injury and veterans with traumatic brain injury.

See what we're doing in interprofessional geriatric education, falls prevention, low vision, neurocognitive disorders and caregiving, veterans and healthy aging.

See what we're doing in career support & work skill development.

See what we're doing in evidence-based practice, fieldwork education, interprofessional education & collaboration, peer review, simulation, faculty outcomes research on teaching & learning and conflict resolution.

The Sensory Integration Laboratory is devoted to increasing knowledge of sensory integration/sensory processing in children and adults.