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E. Adel Herge, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Contact Dr. Herge

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-9608
(215) 503-3499 fax

Education

Bachelor of Science in Special Education, Cabrini College, Radnor, PA
Post-baccalaureate Certificate in OT, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
MS in Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship

Member, Alpha Eta Society, inducted May 2006
AOTA Roster of Fellows, inducted April 2012

University Appointment

Director, BS/MS Program – January 2010 to present
Assistant Director for Simulation for JSHP – January 2008 to present
Associate Professor

Online Course Development

OT 336 Occupation Through the Lifespan
OT 670 Research Seminar
OT 578 Evidence-Based Practice
OT 600 Professional Seminar
OT 680 Leading Edge Occupational Therapy Practice
OT 727 Visionary Practice Development and Evaluation

Professional Memberships

Member, AAIDD Task Force, Care Management for Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia, Center for Excellence and Community Wellness, January 2011 to present

Member, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo Local Conference Committee, Hospitality Chairperson, 2010-2011

Chair, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Commission on Conference, October 2011 to present

Member, Aquatic Exercise Association, March 2011 to present

Proposal Reviewer, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo

American Occupational Therapy Association, Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section Educational and Research Liaison, July 2008 to July 2011

Reviewer, docier for promotion to Associate Professor, faculty member, Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA, September 2006

Representative for American Occupational Therapy Association, July 2005, "Disability and Aging: Seeking Solutions to Improve Health, Productivity and Community Living," A Mini Conference of the 2005 White House Conference on Aging, Washington, D.C.

American Occupational Therapy Association, Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section Communications Liaison, July 2005 to June 2008
Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Central Conference Committee Member, October 2008 to present

American Occupational Therapy Association, Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section Educational and Research Liaison, July 2008 to Present

Proposal Reviewer, 2006, 2007, 2008 American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference and Expo

Conference co-chairperson, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association State Conference, King of Prussia, PA October, 2007-October, 2008

American Occupational Therapy Association, Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section Communications Liaison, July 2005 to June 2008
Program Co-chairperson, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy

Association State Conference, Valley Forge, PA October, 2004-October, 2005

Allen Cognitive Advisors, Member, June, 2004 to Present, Member, ACN Education Committee, January 2008 to present


Awards & Honors

  • Jefferson Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education, Jefferson School of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, June 2010
  • Alumni Emerging Leader Award, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, May 2005
  • Advocate of the Year, Montgomery County Mental Retardation Award, March 2004