Caryn R. Johnson, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA

Contact Ms. Johnson

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-9607
(215) 503-2950 fax


BS, Tufts University, Medford, MA
MS, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Fieldwork Educator Certificate, 2009
Trainer, Fieldwork Educator Certificate Program, 2009

University Appointment

Associate Professor, 2011 – present
Assistant Professor, 2005-present
Instructor, 1996-2005
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, 1996-present

Research and Clinical Interests

Level I and Level II fieldwork

Recent Leadership

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.