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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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

UF Occupational Therapy Annual Reception at AOTA 2016 Conference

Published: Feb 24th, 2016

For registration and information about the AOTA 2016 Annual Conference & Expo:

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OT Department Alum of the Year

Published: Oct 21st, 2014

Our alumnus of the year, Dr. Stagliano, graduated from the Masters in Health Science program. Students know her from her role as an adjunct instructor in the MOT program. Local […]

April is OT Month!

Published: Apr 17th, 2014

“Occupational Therapy: Living Life To Its Fullest™” April is National Occupational Therapy Month—during the month of April University of Florida occupational therapy students and UF Health OT clinicians take the […]

Rebecca Piazza, OTR/L awarded Fieldwork Educator of the Year

Published: Feb 25th, 2014

Rebecca Piazza, OTR/L was awarded the University of Florida, Department of Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Educator of the Year. Becky was nominated for her dedication to the education of our fieldwork […]

Trained students offer CarFit program to local drivers

Published: Nov 26th, 2013

The Department of Occupational Therapy and students from the Masters in Occupational Therapy Program offer CarFit, a free national program, each fall. CarFit is designed to help mature drivers fit […]

MOT students attend the annual Student Conclave

Published: Nov 21st, 2013

Over forty UF Masters in Occupational Therapy students attended the annual Student Conclave.  This conference is jointly sponsored by the National Board for the Certification of Occupational Therapists and the […]