Debra S. Zelnick, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Assistant Professor
Vice Dean, College of Health Professions

Debra S. Zelnick

Contact

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Debra.Zelnick@jefferson.edu

215-503-8707
215-503-2950 fax

Debra S. Zelnick, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Assistant Professor
Vice Dean, College of Health Professions

Education

OTD, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
MS, Occupational Therapy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
BS, Occupational Therapy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Recent Publications

Certifications

  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist: Pennsylvania, New Jersey (hold status)

Professional Societies

  • Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
  • Member, World Federation of Occupational Therapists

Research & Clinical Interests

  • Higher education administration
  • Rehabilitation
  • Ethical practice and education
  • Older adults
  • Evidence-based practice

Awards & Honors

  • AOTA Roster of Fellows, 2018
  • AOTA Service Commendations:
    • 2018: Member, AOTA Disciplinary Council (2014-2017)
    • 2015: Member, AOTA Disciplinary Council (2011-2014)
    • 2012: Member, AOTA Disciplinary Council (2008-2011)
  • Master Clinician Award, Department of Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, 1995, Philadelphia, PA
  • Outstanding Young Women of America, 1988