Activities of the Chair Category
Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA
Professor and Chair
Published: Jul 25th, 2018
In the state of Florida, nearly 20 percent of the population is age 65 or older. For many, progression in age can mean regression in driving ability. But a new service offered by the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions’ department of occupational therapy aims to give seniors and others a chance to improve their skills behind the wheel.
Published: May 30th, 2018
Dr. Sherrilene Classen has been elected by her colleagues to the UF Faculty Senate. She will join four other faculty members elected to the senate from the College of Public Health and Health Professions for the term beginning Fall 2018.
Published: May 30th, 2018
The Provost’s Office is pleased to announce the selection of the Southeastern Conference Academic Consortium (SECU) Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) Fellows for 2018-2019.
Published: May 8th, 2018
The College of Public Health and Health Professions named Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., M.P.H., OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, the Outstanding Alumna of the Year. She was recognized at the college’s convocation ceremony May 5.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Published: Oct 1st, 2017
Dr. Sherrilene Classen, editor of a new book on driving simulators for health care professionals, will discuss clinical applications of the simulators for medically-at-risk populations.