Alison L. Bell, OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor

Alison Bell, OTD, OTR/L


901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Alison L. Bell, OTD, OTR/L

Associate Professor


OTD, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
MOT, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Recent Publications


  • National Board Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: Pennsylvania
  • Certificate in Upper Quadrant Rehabilitation, Drexel University
  • Certificate in Assistive Technology, Stockton College
  • Certificate in Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania
  • Certificate in Low Vision Rehab, University of Alabama Birmingham
  • Certificate in Neurorehabilitation, Thomas Jefferson University 

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association

Research & Clinical Interests

Dr. Bell’s research and clinical work are with adults with neurologic injuries. Her work aims to develop, implement, and evaluate rehabilitation programs that are evidence-based and feasible in real-world clinical environments. With advanced training in vision and upper extremity rehabilitation, Dr. Bell focuses her research in these areas
.Dr. Bell is also interested in exploring education strategies to support academic achievement for occupational therapy students. Her research formally evaluates teaching and learning strategies and their impact on learning in entry-level occupational therapy curriculums.