Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy Program
Phone: 814-871-5332
Office: M 047

  • Educational History
  • Honor Societies
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications

Educational History

Dr. Hattjar received her Occupational Therapy training at Texas Women's University.  She completed her Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree at Penn State.  She attained her doctoral degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2007..

Honor Societies

Dr. Hattjar is a lifetime member of Pi Theta Epsilon, the national Occupational Therapy Honors Society

Professional Societies

Dr, Hattjar is a member of:

*the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

*the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association (POTA)

*American Association of University Women (AAUW)

*Pi Theta Epsilon (OT Honors Society) 


Dr. Hattjar recently published her first occupational therapy textbook (AOTA Press, 2012), "Sexuality and Occupational Therapy:  Strategies for Persons with Disabilities".  She has written numeroustextbook chapters and has had journal and informational articles published in professional publications.  She is a review editor for the "Online Journal of Occupational Therapy" (OJOT).