Michelle Cohen PhD
Michelle E. Cohen PhD
Associate Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences
Interim Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy
Professor of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy
BA (Arcadia University)
MEd (Temple University)
PhD (Temple University)
Client Centered Therapies, Functional Outcomes of Spinal Cord Injury, and Measurement of Rehabilitation Outcomes.
Wife, Mother, Daughter, Caregiver, Educator, Researcher, Reader, Gourmand and Appreciator of Nature
Mickey is an Experimental Psychologist who has made her career doing and teaching applied research. She spent 13 years at Thomas Jefferson University, eight of which were as the Research Coordinator in the Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center of Delaware Valley and as an Associate Professor in the Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy departments. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Jefferson Medical College.
Mickey received a BA in Psychology from Arcadia University (Beaver College), her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Temple University and did post-doctoral training in Experimental Psychology at Bryn Mawr College. Mickey has over 30 peer reviewed publications and more than 40 presentations at national conferences.
Mickey is so passionate about research that she met her husband Don in the Physiology Lab at Bryn Mawr College. One of their major projects is their son, Aaron. When she is not doing research or teaching, you can find her with her family wandering the paths of Valley Forge Park (either on foot or on her bike), in the kitchen cooking, or eating at an ethnic restaurant. Mickey also enjoys entertaining for friends and spending time at the beach or mountains.
Selected Scholarly Activity
Miller, P. & Cohen, M. E. (2004). Determining Risk Factors That Are Predictive of Falls in a PACE Program. National PACE Association. Miami, FL.
Cohen, M. E., Schemm, R. L. & Kern, S. (2003). How Client-Centered Occupational Therapy Improves Quality of Life for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury. American Occupational Therapy Association, Washington, D.C.
Schemm, R. L. & Cohen, M. E. (2003). Analyzing the Occupations and Methods Used by Home-Visiting Therapist: Comparing Perceptions. American Occupational Therapy Association, Washington, D. C.
Cohen, M.E., Hinojosa, J., & Kramer, P. (2005). Administration of Evaluation and Assessments. In J. Hinojosa, P. Kramer & P. Crist (Eds.) Evaluation: Obtaining and Interpreting Data. (2nd edition), Bethesda, MD: AOTA Publications
Cohen, M. & Kearney, P. (2005). Use of Evaluation Data to Support Evidence-Based Practice. In J. Hinojosa, P. Kramer & P. Crist (Eds.) Evaluation: Obtaining and Interpreting Data (2nd edition), Bethesda, MD: AOTA Publications
Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Journal of Allied Health
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
Field Initiated Research on Health and Function
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