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Occupational therapy students raise awareness about OT’s distinct value

April is OT Month, and the class of 2021 UF occupational therapy students celebrated by writing letters to the editor and to state and national policy makers about occupational therapy’s distinct value. The student’s letters drew reader’s attention by linking current events and policy issues to the role of occupational therapy.

Gator COTAD receives National Chapter of the Year Award for 2021

This student organization consists of doctor of occupational therapy and pre-occupational therapy undergraduate students, and addresses issues surrounding diversity and inclusion in the field of occupational therapy (OT). The group was honored for their work over the past year, including development and implementation of a Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Mentorship Program between OT clinicians and OT students within the community.

UFOT alumnae Megan Molyneux honored as Gator100 for 2021

The College of Public Health and Health Professions is pleased to honor alumni and business owners who have been named to the University of Florida’s Gator100 for 2021. The awards program recognizes the world’s fastest-growing Gator-owned businesses.

UF OT Presentations at AOTA INSPIRE 2021

UF Occupational Therapy will present a short course, a panel, and various posters at AOTA INSPIRE 2021. Learn about the dates and times when you can join us for each of these presentations.

UF OT presented the inaugural Fieldwork Educator Workshop Series

The University of Florida’s Occupational Therapy Department presented the Fieldwork Educator Workshop Series, Educating and Shaping the Next Generation of OTs: How to Bridge the Communication Gap between Fieldwork Educators and their OT Students, in January and February 2021.

Faculty Spotlight: Christine T Myers, PhD, OTR/L

Dr. Myers has been elected to receive the Roster of Fellows award from the American Occupational Therapy Association. She has also been awarded the Distinguished Scholar Fellow from the National Academies of Practice in Occupational Therapy.