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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.

Chair’s Overview of the UF OT Department

Sherrilene Classen, Professor and Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, finds it a privilege to provide you with some highlights of our great department. We have seen significant growth since 2017 as we have almost tripled the size of the department.

Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2021

The Department of Occupational Therapy will be hosting the fifth annual, but first virtual, Sandra Edwards Colloquium on February 6, 2021. The theme for this year's Colloquium is "Aging in Place: Best Science for Best Practice in Occupational Therapy." Our keynote speaker will be Susie Stark from Washington University.