Denise Allen's Profile

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Allen, Denise (OTD)

Assistant Professor
Occupational Therapy Program

Critical Thinking | Medication Management | SoTL

Dr. Allen earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in occupational therapy. She received her Master’s degree from Nova Southeastern University in health science with a concentration in education. Dr. Allen completed her doctorate in occupational therapy through Thomas Jefferson University, where she also received a teaching certificate. She is a certified hand therapist with most of her experience in outpatient, but has also worked in in-patient rehabilitation, outpatient neurological, acute care, pediatrics, and home health. Dr. Allen started teaching as an adjunct at FGCU in the upper extremity lab instructing on splint fabrication and upper extremity assessment. She is a member of AOTA, FOTA, and ASHT. She is a true Floridian and enjoys the outdoors with boating, fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving. Indoors, she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her animals.

Clinical Experiences: Dr. Allen has practiced in multiple settings with a concentration in the outpatient setting as a Certified Hand Therapist.

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