Elizabeth DeIuliisAssistant Professor
Rangos School of Health Sciences
Education:OTD, Chatham University
M.O.T., Occupational Therapy, Duquesne University
B.S., Bachelor of Science in Health Science, Duquesne University
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
Physical Disabilities and Neuro rehabilitation within the Adult - Geriatric Population, Professional Development, leadership and fieldwork education
DeIuliis, E, Cohen, S., Campell, C. & Slowman, L. (2012. Connecting through OT connections: an occupational therapy breast cancer initiative, OT Practice, (In press April 2012).
DeIuliis, E. (2011). Using the occupational profile for student-centered fieldwork. OT Practice, 16, 14, p. 13
DeIuliis, E.D. (2009) ©. An occupational therapy breast cancer initiative: an evidenced based post-operative breast cancer inpatient rehabilitation program. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
2010 POTA Poster Presentation: An Evidenced-based Post-Operative Breast Cancer Inpatient Rehabilitation Program, Scantron, PA
2008-2010 Presenter in Bi-annual Oncology Symposium Courses within UPMC Professional Education Courses at UPMC Shadyside/Hillman Cancer Center Pittsburgh, PA
• Foundations to Practice in Oncology
• Stem cell Transplant Course
2007 AOTA Student Conclave Speaker, 'Psychosocial Aspects of Rehabilitation", Pittsburgh, PA
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. She participated within the Duquesne University Practice Scholar Program during the Fall 2009 semester. Dr. DeIuliis became an Adjunct Clinical Instructor within the Department of Occupational Therapy at Duquesne University during the Spring 2010 semester.
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. Most recently Dr. DeIuliis has received certificate of completion from the brand new 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 was recently appointed to the NBCOT Certification Examination Validation Committee
Elizabeth is originally from Rochester, New York and set her in roots in the suburb of Wexford after graduating from Duquesne. In her leisure time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family & dog, Sasha.