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Now accepting applicants for the new Driver Rehabilitation Therapy Certificate Program

Published: Apr 11th, 2018

Graduates of this program are qualified to be entry-level driver rehabilitation therapists working with medically-at-risk drivers.

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New comprehensive online resource helps Floridians find transportation options in their communities

Published: Mar 26th, 2018

When older adults stop driving, they may worry about losing their independence. Now, a University of Florida and Florida Department of Transportation Safe Mobility for Life team wants to help […]

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UF Professor Assumes Leadership Position in OT at State Level

Published: Mar 20th, 2018

The Florida Occupational Therapy Educational Consortium (FLOTEC) has elected Linda Struckmeyer, PhD, OTR/L, Clinical Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy, as its new chairperson. The mission of FLOTEC is “To Promote, […]

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UF’s I-MAP Collaborates with CIMAR to Examine the Impact of the Autonomous Vehicle on Older Drivers

Published: Mar 1st, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen, Prof and Chair of the OT Department and Director of the Institute of Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP) and Dr. Carl Crane, Director of the Center for […]

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OT Welcomes New Faculty Members

Published: Feb 28th, 2018

Dr. Carolyn Hanson (left) is a clinical assistant professor who will be teaching undergraduate students in the BHS program (Survey of Diseases I and II) and developing a new course […]

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Rebecca Harty named as a PHHP 2018 Superior Accomplishment Award winner

Published: Feb 23rd, 2018

Rebecca Harty serves as the business manager in the department of occupational therapy. In this role, she is responsible for budgetary planning, fiscal management, human resource activities and other business […]

Dr. Sherrilene Classen and Canadian colleagues affiliated with the Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists in Ottawa

Classen Contributes to National Blueprint

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen has participated with Canadian colleagues in a new National Blueprint for injury prevention in drivers with arthritis, launched as a guiding document for teams interested in advancing […]

Roseann Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2018

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

The Department of Occupational Therapy will be hosting the second annual Sandra Edwards Colloquium on February 24, 2018.The keynote speaker will be Roseann C. Schaaf, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.

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UF team to help innovate retrofits for homes for people with disabilities

Published: Jan 12th, 2018

Imagine using your living room as a dining room or your kitchen as a bedroom – complete with handicap-accessible equipment. University of Florida researchers will help develop those conversions, as […]

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Pre-conference Workshop at Annual Transportation Research Board’s 2018 Conference

Published: Jan 7th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen co-presided with Dr. Don Fisher over a Transportation Research Board scientific session in Washington, DC, on Sunday Jan 7. The session, entitled “Fitness to Drive: The Role […]