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Erica Pugh

Assistant Professor of Instruction
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Mitten Hall 201B
1913 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122


Erica A. Pugh, OTD, OTR/L, RYT 200 joined the faculty of Temple University’s program in occupational therapy as academic fieldwork coordinator and assistant professor of instruction in 2019. Prior to that she served as the OT Program’s assistant academic fieldwork coordinator and adjunct teaching faculty (2017-2019). She earned her clinical doctorate in occupational therapy from Temple in 2018 with a research focus of promoting childhood wellness and social emotional competency through yoga and mindfulness programming. She worked for seven years as an OT clinician in various settings across the lifespan including adults and pediatric rehab, long-term care, home health and community based practice. 


  • PhD, Occupational Therapy, Temple University
  • MS, Occupational Therapy, University of the Sciences
  • BS, Health Sciences, University of the Sciences