A delegation of two faculty (Drs. Kramer and Liu), a post-doctoral associate, and four PhD students will attend the 9th Annual OT Summit of Scholars.
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.
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.
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.
Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, has just completed her 6-year term as Editor-in-Chief of OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, the official scientific publication of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation.
On behalf of the Department of Occupational Therapy, I want to express our deepest sympathy to the families and friends of the eight people, including six women of Asian descent, who were shot to death last week in Atlanta, Georgia.
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.
Dr. Prerna Poojary, an I-MAP co-investigator, provided a talk at the Flaglerbroadcasting radio show to discuss the VA funded driving workshop.
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.
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.