Faculty & Staff


Name: Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Position: Department Chair & Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

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

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Center City Faculty

Mikael Avery, MArch, MS, OTR/L

Visiting Assistant Professor

Alison Bell, OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor

Janice Burke, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Emeritus Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

Amy Carroll, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Tina DeAngelis, EdD, MS, OTR/L

Associate Professor
Director, OTD Program, Center City and East Falls

Tracey Vause Earland, PhD, OTR/L

Associate Professor
Faculty, Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice & Education

Lori Eckert, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist, Jefferson Elder Care
Coordinator, Dementia Service, Pew Charitable Trust Grant

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

Director, BSMS OT Program
Site Coordinator, OTD East Falls

Stephen Kern, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Director, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Center City

Laura Krisa, PhD

Associate Professor

Leigh Leonard, OTD, MS, OTR/L

Instructor, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Arlene Lorch, OTD, OTR/L, CHES

Assistant Professor

Amanda Lyons, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Zoe Mailloux, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Adjunct Associate Professor

Mary Jane "MJ" Mulcahey, PhD, OTR/L, CLCP

Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Director, Center for Outcomes and Measurement - Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Medicine

Lydia Navarro-Walker, OTD, OTR/L, CLA

Assistant Professor
Doctoral Capstone Coordinator

Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
Director, Jefferson Elder Care

Tracey Recigno, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Roseann Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Faculty, Farber Institute for Neuroscience

Rebecca Sinko, OTD, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Susan Toth-Cohen, PhD, OTR/L

Director, Post-Professional OTD Program, Center City

Shelley Wallock, DrPH, OTR/L

Assistant Professor

Audrey Zapletal, OTD, OTR/L, CLA

Assistant Professor
Program Director, MSOT Program, East Falls

Debra Zelnick, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Assistant Professor
Vice Dean, College of Health Professions