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Sandra Edwards Colloquium

Published: Jan 16th, 2017

The Department of Occupational Therapy will be hosting the inaugural Sandra Edwards Colloquium on February 18, 2017.  The keynote speaker will be Elizabeth R. Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA. Elizabeth Skidmore […]

Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Published: Jan 1st, 2017

Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., M.P.H., an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, has been named chair of the department of occupational therapy at the University of Florida College of Public Health […]

Winning Student Poster at the FOTA Annual Conference

Published: Nov 11th, 2016

The University of Florida Department of Occupational Therapy was well represented at the Florida Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference held November 4th and 5th in Orlando. Congratulations to Zachary Pindar, […]

UF OT program to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Nov 2nd, 2016

The University of Florida department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Senior Recreation Center, 5701 […]

Joanne Foss & Emily Pugh

Two Faculty Members Receive the AOTA Roster of Fellows Award

Published: Nov 2nd, 2016

The Department of Occupational Therapy is proud to announce that two of its faculty members have been chosen to receive the AOTA Roster of Fellows award. Joanne J. Foss, PhD, OTR/L […]

Third Time’s A Charm

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

Amid an office brimming with books on the human body, there is a wall filled with shiny plaques honoring her achievements. Now, Orit Shechtman, Ph.D., OTR/L, an associate professor in […]

Al Garcia and Sandra Edwards

Gift to OT Department Establishes Annual Colloquium

Published: Jun 15th, 2016

Al Garcia wanted to give his wife, Sandra Edwards, a gift that was truly unique. “I’ve seen husbands give their spouses diamonds or jewelry, but I wanted to do something […]

OT Student Receives Award for PHHP Research Day Poster

Published: Apr 15th, 2016

Tori Galatas, a student in the Master of Occupational Therapy Program, received an award for the top poster presented at the 29th Annual PHHP Research Day. She was one of […]

OT Student Selected for Summer Institute

Published: Mar 23rd, 2016

Sharon Medina, member of the 2017 Master of Occupational Therapy graduating class, has been selected as one of 20 participants for the Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy.  […]

OT Students Visit Tallahassee to Promote Legislation

Published: Mar 23rd, 2016

On February 17, Master of Occupational Therapy students Jocelyn Lemus, Jerelyne Indica, Chelsea Morton, Daniela Jaramillo, Nicole Tester, and Rose Hayes traveled to Tallahassee to attend “FOTA Day at the […]