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. The Institute is a joint program of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Ms. Medina will attend the “Building Bridges in Intervention Research Summit” in Pittsburgh this May where she will engage in mentoring relationships and develop research-centered networks that will support her pursuit of her research interests.
Acknowledged for her exceptional application to the Institute, Ms. Medina has been actively involved in scholarly activities with her mentor Consuelo Kreider, PhD, OTR/L, since 2013. Currently she serves as Dr. Kreider’s research assistant on the Comprehensive Support of STEM Students with Learning Disabilities project funded by the National Science Foundation.