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

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

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

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

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

Education

PhD, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
MS, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
BS, Gwynedd-Mercy College, Gwynedd Valley, PA

Recent Publications

Certifications

  • National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: Pennsylvania
  • Certified Health Coach, National Society of Health Coaches
  • Certified Life Care Planner, International Commission on Health Care Certification
  • Certified Positive Psychology Coach, International Association of Positive Psychology Coaches

Professional Societies

  • Fellow, inducted 2018, Past President 2015-2017, American Spinal Injury Association
  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • International Spinal Cord Society
  • Member at large  
  • Member, Program Committee
  • American Occupational Therapy Foundation
  • Chair, Board of Trustees 2021-2023
  • Chair, Steel Assembly for Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury
  • Member, Alpha Eta Society

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Development, validation, and implementation of precise, meaningful, and psychometrically sound outcome measures of impairment, activity, participation, and quality of life
  • Building evidence to support recovery, compensatory and behavioral interventions for persons living with and affected by chronic conditions
  • Promoting best practice in rehabilitation and habilitation through knowledge translation and implementation science methodologies

Awards & Honors

  • American Spinal Injury Association Lifetime Achievement Award, 2021
  • Estin Comarr Award, Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals, 2021
  • The Sir Ludwig Guttman Lecture and Plenary. International Spinal Cord Society, 2018, Sydney, Australia
  • Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation Academy of Research, 2015, Chicago, IL
  • Alpha Eta Society , 2013, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Clinical Excellence Award, American Paraplegia Society, 2009, Orlando, FL
  • The Inaugural Apple Award, American Spinal Injury Association, 2007, Atlanta, GA
  • The G. Heiner Sell Research and Education Award, American Spinal Injury Association, Atlanta, GA
  • The Emerging Leader Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 2000, Philadelphia, PA
  • The Inquisitive Clinician Award, Thomas Jefferson University, 1991, Philadelphia, PA