Research

Researchers

Interim Associate Dean of Research

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


Researchers by Department

Erin Pletcher, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS
Assistant Professor, Division of Athletic Training

Travis Pollen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise Science

Stephen J. Thomas, PhD, ATC
Chair, Department of Exercise Science
Associate Professor, Exercise Science

Malachy J Clancy, PhD, OTR/L, BCPR
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
 

Namrata Grampurohit, PhD, OTR/L
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
 

Daniel E. Graves, PhD, MEd
Professor
Vice Chair, Research Department of Rehabilitation Medicine SKMC

Laura Krisa, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Jenny Martínez, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
Director, Jefferson Elder Care

Roseann C. Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Director, Jefferson Autism Center of Excellence
Professor, Farber Institute for Neurosciences

Laura Krisa, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Jayakrishnan Nair, PT, MSPT, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

 

Brian Spinelli, PT, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Michelle Turner Swartz PhD, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Christa M. Akers, PhD, CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor, Department of Speech-Language Pathology

Research Support Team

Nicole Gerhardt, OTD, OTR/L, CBIS
Research Supervisor
Clinical Research Coordinator IV

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Maclain Capron, BS
Clinical Research Coordinator III

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Thomas Hulcher, MS
Biomechanist

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Jimar Hill, MPH
He / Him / His / Himself
Clinical Research Coordinator II

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Katherine DeClerico
Administrative Assistant, Center City Campus

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Rachel Kim
OT Researcher

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Dana Johnson
PT Researcher I

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Stephanie Bennett
OT Researcher 

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