Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Debra Zelnick, OTD, OTR/L

Debra S. Zelnick, OTD, OTR/L

Interim Dean, Jefferson College of Health Professions

Department of Occupational Therapy

Dr. Debra Zelnick is the Interim Dean of the Jefferson College of Health Professions. As a key member of the University’s leadership team, Dr. Zelnick is responsible for all academic and administrative activities of the College, for defining and executing strategic priorities and refining administrative functions. She also develops working relationships with supporters, and continuing to build connections within the College across the University, and with external partners and collaborators. Dr. Zelnick is especially committed to educating future evidence-based practitioners with a strong commitment to interprofessional, ethical practice in both traditional and nontraditional settings.