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Dr. Sherrilene Classen and Canadian colleagues affiliated with the Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists in Ottawa

Classen Contributes to National Blueprint

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen has participated with Canadian colleagues in a new National Blueprint for injury prevention in drivers with arthritis, launched as a guiding document for teams interested in advancing […]

Roseann Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2018 Register Now

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

The Department of Occupational Therapy will be hosting the second annual Sandra Edwards Colloquium on February 24, 2018.The keynote speaker will be Roseann C. Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.

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UF team to help innovate retrofits for homes for people with disabilities

Published: Jan 12th, 2018

Imagine using your living room as a dining room or your kitchen as a bedroom – complete with handicap-accessible equipment. University of Florida researchers will help develop those conversions, as […]

conveners and participants of the pre-conference workshop

Pre-conference Workshop at Annual Transportation Research Board’s 2018 Conference

Published: Jan 7th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen co-presided with Dr. Don Fisher over a Transportation Research Board scientific session in Washington, DC, on Sunday Jan 7. The session, entitled “Fitness to Drive: The Role […]

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Certificate Program in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy coming 2018

Published: Dec 8th, 2017

The first of it’s kind offered by a US university, UF’s Professional Certificate: Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (DRT) program provides an educational experience that concurrently focuses on the practice and development […]

Dr. Sherrilene Classen

CTSI Seminar, Oct. 10: Clinical application of high-fidelity driving simulators for medically-at-risk populations

Published: Oct 1st, 2017

Dr. Sherrilene Classen, editor of a new book on driving simulators for health care professionals, will discuss clinical applications of the simulators for medically-at-risk populations.

Driving Simulation for Assessment, Intervention, and Training book release

First of Its Kind Driving Simulation Book Released

Published: Aug 4th, 2017

Dr. Sherrilene Classen is the editor of the newly published book Driving Simulation for Assessment, Intervention, and Training: A Guide for Occupational Therapy and Health Care Professionals.This book includes 29 […]

UF OT students meet with local practitioners in quick sessions to learn more about the profession and job opportunities in the area.

UF launches doctoral degree in occupational therapy

Published: Jul 10th, 2017

The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions has received approval from the Florida Board of Governors to offer a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree beginning in […]

students train service dogs

Fostering young service dogs a labor of puppy love for UF students

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Every morning, Morgan Montaudo — a University of Florida health science senior on the pre-occupational therapy track — puts on her backpack, heads toward the door and then turns to […]

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Margaret Odom named as a PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winner

Published: Feb 28th, 2017

Margaret Odom Renner, an academic assistant II in the occupational therapy department, supports all aspects of the Master of Occupational Therapy program, from program inquiries to admissions to fieldwork and […]