Faculty & Staff

Leadership

She / Her / Hers
Position: Department Chair & Professor
Organization: Department of Occupational Therapy

901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Suite 644
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Number(s):

Admissions

Contact Number(s):

Janice Burke, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Emeritus Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy 215-512-4813

Tracey Vause Earland, PhD, OTR/L Associate Professor
Faculty, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education
215-503-4831

Aster Harrison, PhD, OTD, OTR/L Aster (formerly Elizabeth) Harrison
Assistant Professor
215-951-0958

E. Adel Herge, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA Professor
Program Coordinator, BS OTD Program
215-503-9608

Stephen Kern, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Professor
Director, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Center City
215-503-8013

Sarah Klunk, MBA, OTR/L Director of Experiential Learning, Jefferson Occupational Therapy
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, Jefferson OTA Program
215-951-0489

Sara Loesche, MS, OTR/L, CCHT, CEAS Associate Professor
Director, Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Program
215-951-0488

Erin Lynn, OTD, OTR/L, CNT, NTMTC Instructor
Doctoral Capstone Coordinator
215-503-7430

Christyn Mitchell, MS, MEd, OTR/L Assistant Director, Jefferson Autism Center of Excellence
Teaching Instructor
215-951-2522

Mary Muhlenhaupt, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA Associate Professor
Director, Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program, Center City
215-503-6947

Mary Jane "MJ" Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L, CPPC, CLCP, FASIA Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Director, Center for Outcomes and Measurement
Interim Associate Dean of Research
215-503-2888

Amanda Parezo, OTD, OTR/L Teaching Assistant Professor
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
215-503-9607

Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
Director, Jefferson Elder Care
215-503-9509

Marie-Christine Potvin, PhD, OTR/L Professor
Director, Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate
215-951-2648

Roseann C. Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Director, Jefferson Autism Center of Excellence
Faculty, Farber Institute for Neurosciences
215-503-9609

Audrey Zapletal, OTD, OTR/L, CLA Teaching Assistant Professor
Director, MSOT Program, East Falls
215-951-2532

Adjunct Faculty

Ashley Anderson MS, OTR/L
Adjunct Faculty
Specialty: adult rehabilitation, acute care

Email Ashley Anderson

Erika Dobson MOT, OTR/L, CBIS
Adjunct Faculty
Specialty: adult rehabilitation, acute care, homecare, older adults

 Email Erika Dobson

Patricia Hulick PhD, MS, OTR/L, CLIPP
Adjunct Faculty
Specialty: older adults, homecare, research

Email Patricia Hudlick

Lyn Kaiser OTD, MS, OTR/L
Adjunct Faculty
Specialty: pediatric school-based, homecare

Email Lyn Kaiser

Christie Simone MS, OTR/L
Adjunct Faculty
Specialty: pediatrics and adult rehabilitation, older adults 

Email Christie Simone


Administration

Lisa Chiaro
She / Her / Hers / Herself
Administrative Assistant - Experiential Learning
Fieldwork Program, East Falls
4201 Henry Avenue - Ronson Science R225
Philadelphia, PA  19144

Email Lisa Chiaro
215-951-0837

Katherine DeClerico
Administrative Assistant, Center City Campus
901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Email Katherine DeClerico
215-503-8010 | 215-503-2950 fax

Anita Quain
Administrative Assistant, East Falls Campus
4201 Henry Avenue - Ronson Science R225
Philadelphia, PA  19144

Email Anita Quain 
215-951-2911

Patricia Williams 
Education Coordinator, Center City Campus
Fieldwork Program, Center City
901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107  

Email Patricia Williams 
215-503-9611 | 215-503-2950 fax