Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

De Angelis, Tina

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Tina DeAngelis, EdD, OTR/L

Contact Dr. DeAngelis

901 Walnut Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-7431
(215) 503-2950 fax


EdD, Widener University, Chester, PA
MS, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia PA
BS, College Misericordia, Dallas, Pennsylvania
AS, Harcum College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

Board Certification

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

University Appointment

Program Director, Occupational Therapy Doctorate, Entry Level Program
Associate Professor

Professional Societies

Chair, Commission on Education (COE), American Occupational Therapy Association, 2018-2021
EDSIS Chairperson of the AOTA 2013-2016
Member, American Occupational Therapy Association
Member, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association
Member, World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT)
COE board member (Commission on Education), American Occupational Therapy Association,
External advisory board to OT Practice of AOTA (American Occupational Therapy
    Association), 2013-2016

Research & Clinical Interests

Level II Fieldwork Educator, Project HOME (Housing Opportunities Medical Education) for individuals who experience serious mental illness and chronic homelessness

Homelessness, Behavioral Health & Wellness
Community Based OT
Addiction and OT interventions
OT and ex-offender population
Burn Care & Occupational Therapy Interventions
Elite occupational therapists' attitudes regarding the entry level clinical occupational therapy doctorate
Acute Care, Trauma and Rehabilitation in Occupational Therapy
Adult & Active Learning in OT education; Curriculum Development in the Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD); Evidence Based Teaching; Clinician and Academician Collaboration

Awards & Honors

2013 Recipient of Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, Thomas Jefferson University
2013 Inductee, Alpha Eta Society
Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Award of Appreciation (2008)