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About Jaimee Betts Hegge

Jaimee Betts Hegge, OTD, OTR/L, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health Professions at Sacred Heart University. Professor Hegge is a National Board Certified Occupational Therapist, a Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of Connecticut, a Certified Kinesiotape Practitioner, a Certified Fieldwork Educator, and is certified in Usui Reiki Level 1 & 2. Dr. Hegge's professional interests include pelvic floor therapy for pregnant and postnatal women, home care in ccupational therapy, physical disabilities in adults and geriatric clients, and urinary incontinence management. In 2023, Dr. Hegge opened her private practice treating pelvic floor dysfunction of pregnant and postnatal women in their home. Additionally, Dr. Hegge and Dr. Amanda Wheeler started the SHU & You Women's Health Center at SHU's Center for Healthcare Education building in June 2023. They treat underserved women in the greater Bridgeport/Fairfield county area with pelvic floor dysfunction and breast cancer.

Teaching responsiblities: Semester Coordinator for the Adult and Geriatric Physical Rehabilitation Semester (2 sections of Seminar, 4 sections of Lab, and 8 sections of Problem-based learning teams), Functional Applied Anatomy and Neuroanatomy, Portfolio, Capstone Advising, and Level 1 Fieldwork Supervision.


July 2018 - Present Clinical Assistant Professor Occupational Therapy, Sacred Heart University College of Health Professions, Occupational Therapy
September 2014 - July 2018 Adjunct Health Sciences, Sacred Heart University College of Health Professions, Health Sciences



2019 - 2020 Occupational Therapy Students Therapeutic Archaeology for Military Veterans
Academics for Creative Treaching Grants
Role: Principle Investigator
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2023 - Present Member, American Occupational Therapy Association Occupation-based Pelvic Health Community of Practice
2022 - Present Member, American Occupational Therapy Association Women's Health Community of Practice
2022 - Present Member for Professional Development, Connecticut Occupational Therapy Association
2021 - Present Technical Advisory Committee, American Veterans Archaeological Recovery
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Honors and Awards

  • 2020-21 College of Health Professions Alumni Leadership Award


  • Capstone Mentor
  • Portfolio
  • Applied Functional Anatomy & Neuroanatomy
  • Topics in Adult & Geriatrics
  • Clinical Lab in Adult & Geriarics


2015 - 2018 OTD Occupational Therapy, St. Catherine University
2010 - 2012 M.S. Occupational Therapy, Sacred Heart University
2005 - 2010 B.S. General Studies, Sacred Heart University

Contact Information

Occupational Therapy 
Ctr for Healthcare Education 
College of Health Professions 
203- 371-7734


Research Works (1)

Dissertation (1)

Conference Presentations (4)

Poster Presentation (2)

Grants (1)

Awards (1)