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Autonomous cars: Science, technology, and policy

Published: Jun 4th, 2019

Dr. Sherrilene Classen will be a panelist, along with other engineers, researchers, economists, and government officials, to provide a realistic outlook on the current state of driverless cars.

Drs. Myers and Hanson honored for excellent contributions in editorial functions and/or teaching

Dr. Myers and Dr. Hanson honored for excellent contributions in editorial functions and/or teaching

Published: May 29th, 2019

Two UFOT faculty members, Dr. Christine Myers and Dr. Carolyn Hanson, were recently honored for excellent contributions in editorial functions and/or teaching.

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Classen Graduates as a 2019 Fellow of SECU-ALAP

Published: May 29th, 2019

Dr. Sherrilene Classen, who is a Provost-selected Fellow for the Southeastern Conference of Universities (SECU) Advanced Leadership Program for Academics and Professionals (ALAP), recently completed this one-year intensive leadership training.

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Apostol Accepted into the FOTA Leadership Development Program

Published: May 29th, 2019

First year OTD student, Jianne Apostol, has been accepted into the Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA) Leadership Development program.

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OT Receives Funding to Study Perceptions of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease on Autonomous Vehicles

Published: May 20th, 2019

Funding received from the Paralyzed Veterans of America to elucidate the perceptions of adults living with a spinal cord injury and/or disease (SCI/D) as it relates to autonomous (i.e., self-driving) vehicles.

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In and Moreira Receive University Scholars Program Awards

Published: Apr 25th, 2019

This summer, Emily In will start her research journey studying postural control deficits in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the Department of Occupational Therapy. Her faculty mentor […]

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New UF program to prepare students to fill therapy workforce gap in early childhood programs

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

Dr. Christine Myers, project director, leads INSPIRE (Interdisciplinary Related Services Personnel Preparation for Early Childhood); an interdepartmental project offered by the Departments of OT, PT, and SLHS through a $1.24M grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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OT well represented at FOTA Annual Conference

Published: Nov 28th, 2018

The Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA) annual meeting was held in October. Forty-two faculty members and students from the Department of Occupational Therapy took advantage of this opportunity to present their scientific work via workshops, short courses, and poster presentations.

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College faculty, students recognized during International Education Week

Published: Nov 20th, 2018

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week, held November 12 to 16. Shabnam Medhizadah, a doctoral student in the rehabilitation science program who hails from Canada, was awarded with a certificate of excellence.

Dr. Classen with other "Distinguished Alumna” celebrate the 25th anniversary of the College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University (NSU).

Classen participated as a “Distinguished Alumna” for a Nova Southeastern University celebration

Published: Nov 9th, 2018

Dr. Classen participated with three other members as a “Distinguished Alumna” on a panel to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), on Friday, November 9th, 2018.