We will lead research innovations, present thriving and varied educational programs, embrace a clinician–scientist model, be fiscally healthy, and serve the occupational needs of people, organizations and populations.

1st Public university in Florida to offer OTD program, and nationally to offer BHS-OTD & CDRT programs

100% Pass rate for our graduates on the NBCOT exam over multiple consecutive years

5th Our graduate program ranking among public AAU universities

10 Faculty members who are on the AOTA Roster of Fellows or inducted into the AOTF’s Academy of Research

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In the Spotlight

Assistant Professor And Director Of Sensory Development Lab

Stefanie Bodison, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Dr. Stefanie Bodison, joined the UF Occupational Therapy department as an Assistant Professor in 2021. She is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association and serves as an associate editor for the American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

Dr. Stefanie Bodison photo


Winter 2023 Issue

We are delighted to share the last of 2023 UF Department of Occupational Therapy newsletter with you. Here you can read about the significant…

Fall 2023 Issue

Welcome to the Fall 2023 issue of the UF OT newsletter! We are happy to provide you with an update and overview of some of the accomplishments and…

Summer 2022 Issue

We hope you will find our Summer newsletter informative and telling of UF OT’s continued expansion, evolution, and excellence in research…

Alumni & Giving

We are proud of our amazing alumni!

UFOT alumni practice in diverse settings, lead research, and hold state and national occupational therapy leadership positions.

Drs. Becky Piazza and Sherrilene Classen celebrate with alumni during the PHHP Outstanding Alumni Awards Ceremony 2022.

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