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

Professor
Director, BSMS OT Program
Site Coordinator, OTD East Falls

E. Adel Herge

Contact

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Adel.Herge@jefferson.edu

215-503-9608
215-503-2950 fax

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

Professor
Director, BSMS OT Program
Site Coordinator, OTD East Falls

Education

OTD, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
MS, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Recent Publications

Certifications

  • National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: Pennsylvania
  • Aquatic Exercise Association
  • CarFit Coordinator
  • CarFit Technician

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Academy of Developmental Medicine & Dentistry
  • Member, National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia Practices - Evaluation and Outcomes Group 
  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Alpha Eta Society

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Intellectual disability and aging
  • Intellectual disability and dementia
  • Caregivers of persons with intellectual disability
  • Interprofessional education

Awards & Honors

  • Lindback Award Distinguished Teaching from Christian B. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation, 2017, Philadelphia, PA
  • Jeanette Bair Writers Award, American Occupational Therapy Association, 2013, San Diego, CA
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Roster of Fellows, 2012
  • Jefferson Award for Excellence in Interprofessional Education, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, 2010, Philadelphia, PA
  • Alumni Emerging Leader Award, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Thomas Jefferson University, 2005, Philadelphia, PA
  • Advocate of the Year, Montgomery County Mental Retardation Award, 2004, Norristown, PA