Position: Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Program MSOT Program Director
B.S., Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia MBA, Wilmington University, New Castle Delaware OTD, Post Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
Fields of Expertise:
Clinical Expertise: Board certified hand therapist (CHT) since 1997. Specialty area in upper extremity orthopedics including burns, peripheral nerve compression, fracture care, soft tissue injuries and orthotics.
Scanlon, E. & Piersol. C. (2021). Workplace aggression: Exploring experiences of occupational therapy practitioners in healthcare environments. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 1-17. doi:10.1080/07380577.2021.
2019-The Integrated Hand Occupation Model- Short Course presented at AOTA National Conference in New Orleans.
2018-Incivility in Healthcare. Presented to the Cultural Arts Committee at Wesley College.
2018-Caribbean Medical Providers Practicing Abroad Annual Conference. Trinidad, June 9-10, 2018.
-Burn Care. June 9, 2018
-Best Practice for Splinting and Taping. June 10, 2018.
-Upper Extremity Nerve Entrapment. June 10, 2018.
2014-My Sore Thumb presented in collaboration with Dr. Darshdeep Singh of BayHealth Medical Center; ATI Continuing Education Series
2011- Mid Carpal Instability- presented to the Delaware Hand Group biannual event.
2010-Orthotics Workshop Course –Level- Intermediate. Presented at Delaware Occupational Therapy Association Meeting
Tell me, what do you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
– The Summer Day by Mary Oliver
I enjoy family, friends, film, fine art, performing arts, and traveling.