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Cheryl Boucakis, OTD, OTR/L

Coordinator of the MOT Bridge Program; Assistant Professor

OTD, Thomas Jefferson University, with advanced practice certificate in “Innovative Practice in Older Adults”

Dr. Boucakis is the coordinator for the MOT Bridge program and also an Instructor of Occupational Therapy and is very dedicated to lifelong learning. She's currently in practice, as a licensed and registered occupational therapist, specializing in productive aging and Occupational Therapy in geriatric settings, bringing real world experiences to the classroom. She has over nine years of practice experience working with older adults in a skilled nursing facility setting. Her doctoral work focused on fall prevention among older adults and was published in the Journal of Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.

Publication in Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 2014
Kuczynski, C. & Piersol, C. V. (2014). Effectiveness and acceptability within a skilled nursing facility setting. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 32:2, 152-168.