Emily Z. Eddy, OT, OTD, MS, OTR, is Program Director for the Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, and an Assistant Professor for the Department of Occupational Therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.
Dr. Eddy earned her BS in Biology from the University of Rochester, her MS in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University, and her post-professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree from Tufts University.
Dr. Eddy has presented and been published at state, national, and international levels. She has taken an active role in the CLiPR and IPC-based programming and serving the IHP’s community partners, and in presenting workshops and seminars to allied health professionals, graduate students, parents of children with disabilities and colleagues.
Her research interests are self-management, self-compassion, interprofessional education and student outcomes, trauma-informed care, and pediatric and caregiver populations.
- BA, Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.
- MS, Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.
- OTD, Occupational Therapy, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts.
- Quality of life
- Mindful strategies (elementary schools, compassion fatigue, stress)
- Health professional graduate burnout
- Interprofessional education
Dr. Eddy has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dr. Eddy's publications on ResearchGate or in her CV.
In addition, Dr. Eddy regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.
The Cultural Value of Interdependence in China: Implications for OT in the United States at American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) INSPIRE National Conference.
Effects of an Adapted Virtual Sensory-Enhanced Yoga Program on Self-Regulation in At-Risk Youth: A Program
Implementation & Evaluation at American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) INSPIRE National
School-based Professionals’ Perceptions of Student Attention Amidst COVID-19 at
Massachusetts Association of Occupational Therapy (MAOT) Annual Conference.
Exploring perceived stress and self-compassion of caregivers of children with chronic conditions at MAOT Annual Conference.
A Survey of Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists to Explore Practice Patterns of
Pediatric Telerehabilitation during COVID-19 at American Conference of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM).