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

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901 Walnut Street
Health Professions Academic Building
Suite 610
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-8012
(215) 503-3499 fax

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Education
PhD in Education, Culture and Society, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
MA in Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angles, CA
BS in Occupational Therapy, Utica College of Syracuse University, Utica, NY

Fellowship
Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 2009
Distinguished Fellow, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1984

University Appointment
Dean, Jefferson School of Health Professions – July 2006 - present
Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy – July 1, 2004 - present
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy – July 1, 1998 - June 30, 2013
Associate Professor & Chair – July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2004
Assistant Professor & Chair – July 1, 1998 - June 30, 1999
Assistant Professor & Director of Graduate Programs – October, 1996 - June, 1998
Assistant Professor – July, 1988 - October, 1996

Research and Clinical Interests
Understanding the Perspective of Paid Caregivers: The Woods Project Pilot Research. Sept 2012 - present

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 Schools. Janice Burke, Project Director. U.S. Department of Education Grants for Pre-service Personnel Training. January 1, 1998 - December 31, 2001.

Professional Memberships
April 2009 Elected, Chairperson, Professional Program Directors (PRODEC) American Occupational Therapy Association

Awards & Honors
Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecturer, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2009

Service Commendations, American Occupational Therapy Association (2009 Board of Directors, 2006-2009); (2008 Member, Linkages Between Education, Research and Practice Ad Hoc Group, 2006- 2007); (2007

Member, Health & Wellness Ad Hoc Group, 2006);
(2006 Member, Board Research Workgroup, 2005)

Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Award for Outstanding Achievement, 1999

Service Award, (Chair, Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section, 1993-1996), American Occupational Therapy Association, 1996

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

A. Jean Ayres Award: American Occupational Therapy Foundation, 1989

Alumni of Achievement Award: Utica College, of Syracuse University, 1987

Distinguished Fellow, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1984

Who's Who in American Universities and Colleges, January, 1970