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Dr. Prerna Poojary-Mazzotta photo

Dr. Poojary-Mazzotta Leads OTD Students in Community Projects and FOTA Presentations

Published: Nov 13th, 2019

Second-year Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) students engaged in community-based projects across the Gainesville region under the direction of Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Prerna Poojary- Mazzotta.

OT alumni inducted into PHHP Grand Guard

Celebrating OT Alumni Inducted into the College of PHHP Grand Guard

Published: Nov 8th, 2019

Dr. Sherrilene Classen, Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) and Dr. Michael Perri, Dean of College of Public Health and Health Professions (PHHP), celebrate with the OT alumni who are inductees of the College’s Grand Guard.

OT alumni UF Homecoming 2019 photo

Occupational Therapy celebrates our outstanding and visiting alumni during the PHHP Alumni Reunion

Published: Oct 14th, 2019

The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) recognized Dr. Consuela Kreider and Dr. Becky Piazza as the 2019 outstanding alumni.

Drs. Chiung-ju “CJ” Liu, Jessica Kramer, John Kramer, and Heidi Horwitz photo

Department of Occupational Therapy welcomes four new faculty members

Published: Aug 6th, 2019

Drs. Chiung-ju “CJ” Liu, Jessica Kramer, John Kramer and Heidi Horwitz joined the faculty this summer.

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Foss receives retired educator award

Published: Jul 30th, 2019

Joanne Foss, PhD, OTR, FAOTA, a professor emerita of the college’s department of occupational therapy, has received a Retired Educator’s Commendation from the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Dr. Sherrilene Classen

Autonomous cars: Science, technology, and policy

Published: Jul 26th, 2019

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

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Blue selected to serve on national occupational therapy certification board

Published: Jul 23rd, 2019

Amy Blue, Ph.D., the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ dean for educational affairs and UF Health’s associate vice president for interprofessional education, has been selected to serve on the board of directors of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.

UFOT students presenting at AOTA 2019

UFOT Takes AOTA by Storm

Published: Jun 26th, 2019

The Department of Occupational Therapy had a strong presence at the annual American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference held in New Orleans.

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Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2020

Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Save the date for the 2020 Sandra Edwards Colloquium on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The keynote speaker will be Professor Sharon Cermak, Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California.

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.