Stephen B. Kern, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Contact Dr. Kern

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-8013
(215) 503-2950 fax


PhD, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
MS, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BS, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Board Certification

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

University Appointment

Director, Entry Level & Post Professional Master’s
    Degree Programs
Associate Professor

Professional Societies

Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
American Occupational Therapy Association
World Federation of Occupational Therapy
American Public Health Association
American Spinal Injury Association

Research & Clinical Interests

Co-Primary Investigator, Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of Delaware Valley, The National Institutes on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems, October 2011 – September 2016
     (Grant # H133N110021) $1,904,000
Associate Director of Occupational Therapy, Eastern Pennsylvania – Delaware Geriatric Education Center. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. Sept. 2010 – August 2015 (Grant #UB4HP19061) $2,080,442

Awards & Honors

Alpha Eta Honor Society, Member

Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Roster of Fellows (FAOTA)

Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association, Master Clinician Award

Philadelphia Region Fieldwork Consortium, Leadership in Clinical Education Award

Master Clinician Award, Thomas Jefferson University, College of Allied Health Sciences