Meet Dr. Connelly

John Connelly EdD, MSOL, OTR/L

John Connelly EdD, MSOL, OTR/L, is the founder of the OT Help Desk. He started teaching and preparing students for the NBCOT® exam in 2005. Since that time he has researched and created an effective test taking process that has assisted many OT students in passing the exam.

John graduated from Thomas Jefferson University OT program in 1985. He worked in health care for over 20 years both as an occupational therapist and in high level administration. In 2005, he completed his Masters in organizational leadership and strategic finance. He left health care, joined the faculty at Gannon University, and pursued his Doctorate in Education shortly thereafter.

Since that time, he has evolved his role, teaching Masters and Doctorate level courses, and developing and evaluating occupational therapy curriculum based on the standards required to pass the NBCOT® exam. Among his accomplishments, he is the founder of one of the first entry level OTD programs in the U.S.

He currently is teaching full time at Lenoir-Rhyne University in North Carolina and continues to treat hand and upper extremity clients two and a half days every week. 

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