Dr. Marlene Morgan is a full-time faculty member in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University. She received a BS degree in Biology from The Pennsylvania State University, a masters degree in occupational therapy (MOT) from Texas Woman’s University, and a doctorate in Educational Administration and Policy Studies from Temple University.
Dr. Morgan brings over 25 years of academic and clinical experience to the University. She has held a number of academic positions including appointments at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. Her clinical experiences include a combination of patient care and administrative responsibilities at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, The Rush System for Health in Chicago, and The Children’s Seashore House.
Dr. Morgan’s current teaching responsibilities include geriatrics, physical rehabilitation practice, and research. Her current research interests are in the areas of maintaining independence in community dwelling seniors through the use of home modifications; and interdisciplinary education in the health professions.
Dr. Morgan has published and presented nationally and internationally. She is a co-author of The Safe Home Checkout: Easy Assessment/Simple Solutions and a co-editor of A Practitioner’s Guide to Clinical Occupational Therapy.
Dr. Morgan is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association (POTA).