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

Contact Dr. Burke

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-9606
(215) 503-2950 fax

Education

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

Fellowship

Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Distinguished Fellow, American Occupational Therapy
    Association

University Appointment

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

Professional Societies

American Occupational Therapy Association
    · Chair, Academic Leadership Council (formerly PRODEC)
Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Alpha Eta Society

Research & Clinical Interests

A Comparison of Parent and Therapist Goals for Children with Autism
Understanding the Perspective of Paid Caregivers: The Woods Project Pilot Research. Sept 2012 -  May 2014

Supporting Mental Health of African American Elders. J. Burke, Qualitative Researcher. Gitlin, L. Principal Investigator. National Institute of Mental Health. July 1, 2005- June 30, 2010.

Creating and Sustaining Environments for Evidenced Based Practice. J. Burke, Conceptual Developer. Swenson-Miller, K. Principal Investigator. US Department of Health and Human Services. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). July 1, 2005- June 30, 2006.

Tailored Activity to Improve Affect in Dementia at Home. L. Gitlin, Principal Investigator, J. Burke & L. Winter, Co-investigators. National Institute of Mental Health. January 1, 2004 - December 31, 2006.

Preparing Occupational Therapists for Careers in Early Intervention Urban Settings: A Program of Targeted Recruitment and Supported Preservice Preparation for Minority Students. Janice Burke, Project Director. U.S. Department of Education Grants for Pre-service Personnel Training. July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2005 (no cost extension July 1, 2005 - June 30, 2006).

Collaboration and Consultation: Innovative Occupational Therapy Services in Colleges. Janice Burke, Project Director. U.S. Department of Education Grants for Pre-service Personnel Training. January 1, 1998 - December 31, 2001.

Awards & Honors

AOTA

  • 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