OTD, OTR/L, C-GCM, CSRS
Julia graduated from Misericordia University with her Bachelor’s of Health Science and Master’s of Occupational Therapy degree. She later returned to Misericordia University and obtained her post professional Clinical Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) with an additional certification in Geriatric Care Management (C-GCM). She has a special passion for the neurological population and pursued her Certification as a Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist (CSRS). Julia is also certified in the DriveABLE testing. Julia is also a Certified Kinesiology Taping Practitioner. Julia spent seven years in our St. Luke’s acute care Bethlehem Hospital on the neurological units and served as the Acute Care Neuro Rehab Team Leader for OT/PT/SLP prior to transitioning to the outpatient world where Julia now functions as the Director of Outpatient Neuro at the Bethlehem 8th Avenue and Allentown Tilghman Street sites. She serves as a guest lecturer at several state and national conferences, as well as local universities including being an adjunct professor for Misericordia University. Her ambition to teach and eagerness to continually learn has inspired to her to pursue her MBA/MHA at Moravian College presently. Julia believes in compassionate, occupation based, and client centered care to maximize functional and successful outcomes with all of her patients in a team based approach across settings. Julia and her husband Robert, who is a police officer for City of Bethlehem, live together in Hanover Township with their 3 year old golden lab puppy, Jax.
Bethlehem-8th Ave: 484-526-4781