Mobility as a Human Right

Older adults will tell you that losing their driving license is like getting a death sentence. In her unstoppable journey to empower seniors, Dr. Sherrilene Classen, a professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, is getting older adults comfortable with autonomous vehicle technology as well as conducting research to develop autonomous transit resources to promote their independence and safety.

Unstoppable Minds is a University of Florida podcast that looks at big challenges we face in the world and how members of the UF community boldly tackle them. Big discoveries don’t happen without overcoming formidable challenges, so we’re sitting down with some of our colleagues at UF who are leading the way in identifying creative solutions in research, student success and academic exploration in their unstoppable quest for knowledge.