Debra Tupé, PhD, MPH, OTR, FAOTA
Assistant Professor in Clinical Occupational Therapy
- State University of New York at Stony Brook, BA Psychology
- Columbia University, MS Occupational Therapy
- New York Medical College, MPH International Health
- Temple University, Ph.D Sociology
- Community Based Rehabilitation
- International Program Development
- Adult Home Care
- Pediatrics I & II
- Indirect Services
- International Service Learning Electives
- OT practitioners’ development of cultural competency
- Lived experience of disability in international contexts
- Cross-cultural teaching and program development
- Social participation of children and adolescents with HIV and disability
Professional Awards, Recognitions, Activities
- AOTA Recognition of Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Pediatric Global Health
- Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association
- Member of AOTA, WFOT, Association of Caribbean Occupational Therapists
- Presenter at AOTA, WFOT, Association of Caribbean
- Occupational Therapists, NYSOTA conferences
- Global Health Partners Occupational Therapy Board Member
- Faculty Roster, Columbia University Institute for Latin American Studies
- Member, AOTA Ad Hoc Task Force on International Fieldwork
- Tupe D. (2014). Emerging Theories. In B.A. Boyt Schell, G. Gillen & M.E. Scaffa (Eds.) in Willard & Spackman’s Occupational Therapy (12th Edition pgs. 553-562). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
- Tupé D. (2012). When Disaster Strikes: A Rehabilitation Perspective. Rehabilitation Outlook, 17, 3-4.
- Tupé D.A. (2010) The Lived Experience of Caring: Voices of Mothers of Children with Disabilities in Cardenas, Cuba. ProQuest.
- Hansen, A.M., Munoz, J., Crist, P.A., Gupta, J., Ideishi, R., Primeau, L.A., Tupé, D. (2007). Service Learning : Meaningful, Community Centered Professional Skill Development for Occupational Therapy Students. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 21:25-49.
- Tupé D. & Tarola, A. (2003). Jefferson College of Health Professions Students Study in Cardenas, Cuba-Philadelphia’s Sister City. Health Policy Newsletter,16, 3.
- Tupé D. (2003). A Visit to Cuba. World Federation of Occupational Therapists: Americas Region Newsletter, 4, 3.