Jody Bortone, OT/L, EdD

Jody Bortone, OT/L, EdD

Assoc.Dean CHP/Chair OT/Clinical Assoc. Prof.

Primary Professional Service/Affiliation:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, 2012, President's Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Shortages
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, 2008, President's Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Shortages

 Professional Interests:

  • Mental Health
  • Pediatrics


  • Group theory and facilitation
  • Curriculum design
  • High impact pedagogies in higher education
  • Application of evidence-based practices

Degrees and Certifications


    • EdD, Educational Leadership, 2007, Fordham University
    • MA, Occupational Therapy, 1984, New York University
    • BS, Occupational Therapy, 1974, Columbia University
    • AA, Liberal Arts, 1971, Centenary College



    • Certified Occupational Therapist


Teaching Responsibilities

    • Capstone
    • Leadership and Management
    • Groups
    • Pediatrics

Research Interests and Grants

    Research Interests:

    • Problem-based learning
    • Evidence-based practice
    • High Impact pedagogies


    • Bortone, J. & Dodson, J. (2015).  Evidence-based practice:  occupational therapists' real-life experience.  Sacred Heart University's URCG grant.
    • Bortone, J., Sussman, D. (1998).  Grant proposal at the New York City Board of Education on the development of an integrated Universal Pre-K program.  Submitted and granted, Spring 1998.

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Occupational Therapy
    Ctr for Healthcare Education CHCE*N113
    College of Health Professions
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