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Elizabeth DeIuliis

Assistant Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Occupational Therapy

Rangos 211
Phone: 412.396.5411

Education:

OTD, Chatham University
M.O.T., Occupational Therapy, Duquesne University
B.S., Bachelor of Science in Health Science, Duquesne University

Bio

Dr. Elizabeth DeIuliis attended Duquesne University and graduated with a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy in May of 2004. In December 2009, she completed her Doctorate of Occupational Therapy Degree at Chatham University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Throughout her career, Elizabeth has developed a strong passion and connection with the fieldwork education process and has continued to be an advocate for fieldwork/clinical education and overall student learning development. Dr. DeIuliis has received certificate of completion from the AOTA Fieldwork Educator Course -aimed at improving the overall student program at her facility and her personal skills & abilities as a fieldwork educator including the administration, education, supervision and evaluation of the fieldwork process.

Her clinical experience is broad, yet primarily physical disabilities - working in diverse hospital settings such as acute-care, transitional care and hospital-based outpatient. She has wide-ranging experience working within the adult to geriatric lifespan including a variety of medical patient populations including but not limited to orthopedics, oncology, neurology, and cardiothoraics. Throughout her career, Dr. DeIuliis has upheld both clinical and administrative positions within hospitals within the local Pittsburgh area. Dr. DeIuliis is a member of the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association, and has received an appointment to the NBCOT Certification Examination Validation Committee since 2012.

Teaching

OCCT 561 Administration

OCCT 530 Biomechanical Treatment & Lab

OCCT 511, 555, 556, 557, 558 Fieldwork Education

OCCT 519L Neurological and Sensorimotor Function II

OCCT 435L Occupational Performance Evaluation

OCCT 502 OT Overview

OCCT 552 Clinical Seminar A & B

Research

Physical Disabilities and Neuro rehabilitation within the Adult - Geriatric Population, Professional Development, leadership and fieldwork education

Publications

DeIuliis, E. (2013). Answering questions about level I fieldwork, OT Practice, July 8, 2013.

DeIuliis, E. & Hughes, J. (2012). Occupational Therapy's Role in the Rehabilitation of Breast
Cancer. American Occupational Therapy Association.

DeIuliis, E, Cohen, S., Campell, C. & Slowman, L. (2012). Connecting through OT connections: an occupational therapy breast cancer initiative, OT Practice, 17,16,15-17.

DeIuliis, E. (2011). Using the occupational profile for student-centered fieldwork. OT Practice,
16, 14, p. 13.

Presentations

2014 Peer Review Accepted
Wallace S, Turocy P, DiBartola L, DeIuliis E, Astle J, Cousino S, Morgan A, O'Neil C, Simko L, Weideman Y. Interprofessional education workshop in stroke rehabilitation. Pennsylvania Speech-Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. April 2014

2013 Peer Reviewed Accepted
DeIuliis, E &McCann, M. Perspectives on the Collaborative Student Supervision Model in Level 2 Fieldwork Workshop, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 9, 2013

2013 Peer Reviewed Accepted
Dolhi,C., Leibold, M.& DeIuliis, E. Fieldwork Educators: Can We Talk?
Workshop, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania November 9, 2013

2013 Peer Reviewed Accepted
Fairman, A., Bateson, J. & DeIuliis, E. Ready for Change? Transitioning to new practice settings Workshop, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania November 9, 2013

2013 Peer Reviewed Accepted
DeIuliis, E., Wallace, S., DiBartola, L., & Turocy, P. We are all in this together - An Interprofessional Education Collaboration. Workshop, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 9, 2013

2013 Peer Reviewed Accepted
Zimmerman, E., Syrko,S. & Hirynk, R. DeIuliis, E. Unwrapping the mysteries of level 1 fieldwork
Poster, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 9, 2013

2013 Peer Reviewed Accepted
Dibartola,L. DeIuliis,E, Wallace, S. & Turocy, P. We are all in this together- An Interprofessional Education Collaboration Workshop, Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Orlando, Florida Oct 23-25, 2013

2013 Peer Reviewed Accepted
Wallace, S.E., Turocy, P., DiBartola, L., DeIuliis, E., Astle, J., Cousino, S., Morgan, A., O'Neil, Simko, L., & Weideman, Y. Learning Outcomes from an 8-discipline Interprofessional Education Program
Poster, Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Orlando, Florida, Oct 23-25, 2013

2012 Invited Presentation
Hughes, J., Cohen, S., Lyons, K., Munoz, L. & DeIuliis, E. Emerging area of occupational therapy practice: OT interventions across the treatment continuum for women with breast cancer Presentation, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis, Indiana 2012

2010 Peer Reviewed Accepted
DeIuliis, E. A Post-Operative Breast Cancer Inpatient Rehabilitation Program
Poster, Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Scanton, Pennsylvania, October 31, 2010

2010 Peer Reviewed Accepted
DeIuliis, E. A Post-operative Breast Cancer Inpatient Rehab Program Presentation, UPMC Community Services Providers Quality Fair, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September, 2010

2007 Invited Presentation
DeIuliis, E. Addressing Psychosocial Issues in a Rehab / Hospital Setting Presentation, AOTA/NBCOT Student Conclave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2007