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Emily Z. Eddy, OTD, MS, OTR/L

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Associate Director of Clinical Education, Assistant Professor
Department: 
Occupational Therapy
Phone: 
(617) 643-4352
Office Location: 
Shouse 263

Emily Z. Eddy, OTD, MS, OTR/L, is Associate Director of Clinical Education for the Department of Occupational Therapy and Assistant Professor in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.  

Dr. Eddy taught as adjunct faculty in the Occupational Therapy program at MGH Institute of Health Professions from 2015-2016 and was also a Teaching Assistant and Instructor in the Occupational Therapy department at Tufts University from 2014-2016. 

Dr. Eddy has presented and been published at both state, national, and international levels. She has taken an active role in being an OT consultant for continuing education courses at New England Resources, Inc., and in presenting workshops and seminars to allied health professionals, graduate students, parents of children with disabilities and colleagues. 

Honors
2019 - Award for Faculty Excellence - OTD Program, MGH Institute of Health Professions
2016 - Partners in Excellence Team Award for SRN Outpatient Performance Improvement Committee


Research Interests

Self-management
Quality of life
Mindful strategies (elementary schools, compassion fatigue, stress)
Health professional graduate burnout
Interprofessional education


Education

BA, Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.
MS, Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.
OTD, Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.

Presentations

Zeman, E., Wong, J., Manning, S., Broughton, J., Barriola, J. Interprofessional education & practice across the world: OT and nursing student perspectives after a pilot global immersion in China. American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference & Expo; March 27, 2020; Boston, MA. 

 Peacock, K. & Zeman, E. A. (2019). The impact of outdoor play on off-task behaviors in elementary students. Poster presentation at the AOTA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

 Forde, A. & Zeman, E. A. (2019). The effectiveness of an intensive drown-prevention program and retention of skills for children with and without disabilities, Ages 3 to 14. Poster presentation at the AOTA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

 Millsap, T. & Zeman, E. A. (2019). Impact of a mindfulness-based intervention for at-risk youth: A means to improve self regulation. Poster presentation at the AOTA Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 

 Johnson, A. & Zeman, E. A. (2019). Complications of nasogastric tube home use in infants discharged from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Implications for occupational therapy. Poster presentation at the National Association of Neonatal Therapists Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ. 

 Zeman, E. A. & Mack, A. Lines, Drains, and Tubes: Utilizing simulation to prepare students. One-hour session delivered at 2018 MAOT Annual Conference, October, Norwood, MA. 

Curriculum Vitae