Pedretti, Lorraine A.
Year Retired from SJSU
San Jose State College, 1964, M.S.
New York University, 1959, B.S.
Metropolitan Education District, ESL Instructor, 2000-2010
San Jose State University, 1968-1994
- Assistant Professor, 1968-1979
- Associate Professor, 1979-1990
- Professor, 1990-1994
Administrative and Professional Experience
Occupational Therapist, Bellevue Hospital, New York City
Occupational Therapist, Mountainside Hospital, Montclair, New Jersey
Occupational Therapist, Hartford Rehabilitation Center, Hartford, CT
Editorial Consultant: The Health Information Network, Inc., San Ramon, CA
Textbook: Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, 1981; 1985; 1990; 1996; 2001. (5 Editions).
The Use of Adjunctive Modalities in Occupational Therapy, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, December, 1992.
A Frame of Reference for Occupational Therapy in Physical Dysfunction, OT Week, Feb. 20, 1992.
Larson, O, Ratchford-Stevens, R, Pedretti, LW, Crabtree, J (eds.): The Role of Occupational Therapy with the Elderly, second edition, Bethesda, MD, 1996, The American Occupational Therapy Association.
Instructional Videotapes (8) for self-paced learning; completed during tenure at SJSU, were marketed to occupational therapy programs and clinics throughout the country
Published four articles in occupational therapy journals and wrote the forewords for two textbooks in occupational therapy