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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.

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.