Susan Haiman, MPS, OTR/L, FAOTA



Associate Professor
Occupational Therapy Program

Member of Philadelphia University Faculty since 1998
Office: Hayward Hall Room 224
Phone: 215/ 951-2593

Susan Haiman, MPS, OTR/L, FAOTA is an associate professor of the graduate program in Occupational Therapy. She received her B.S. in occupational therapy from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s of Public Services, and Certificate in Mental Health Administration from New School. She is part of the founding faculty of the Occupational Therapy Program at Philadelphia University.  Susan maintains her clinical skills through her private practice and role as program director of a faith based community program for adults with mental illness. Susan served as principle investigator on a 2-year grant project funded by the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation.  Philadelphia Inmate Services and Healthcare (PHISH) was designed for female inmates living with psychiatric disorders to improve their ability to manage healthcare after release. She is a past President and member of the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association (POTA); elected member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Representative Assembly; past chair of the AOTA Mental Health Special Interest Section; and a Fellow of AOTA.