Activities of the Chair Category
Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA
Professor and Chair
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.
Published: Oct 14th, 2019
The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) recognized Dr. Consuela Kreider and Dr. Becky Piazza as the 2019 outstanding alumni.
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.
Published: May 29th, 2019
Dr. Sherrilene Classen, who is a Provost-selected Fellow for the Southeastern Conference of Universities (SECU) Advanced Leadership Program for Academics and Professionals (ALAP), recently completed this one-year intensive leadership training.
Published: May 20th, 2019
Funding received from the Paralyzed Veterans of America to elucidate the perceptions of adults living with a spinal cord injury and/or disease (SCI/D) as it relates to autonomous (i.e., self-driving) vehicles.
Published: Nov 9th, 2018
Dr. Classen participated with three other members as a “Distinguished Alumna” on a panel to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the College of Health Care Sciences, Nova Southeastern University (NSU), on Friday, November 9th, 2018.
Published: Oct 9th, 2018
To address the need for affordable and accessible transportation, the Florida’s Department of Transportation (FDOT) Safety Office awarded the Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation at the University of Florida a grant which provides an alternative transportation database, and an interactive mapping website, for identifying transportation solutions for aging road users.
Published: Oct 9th, 2018
Under the leadership of Dr. Sherrilene Classen and Dr. Sandra Winter, and in collaboration with the University of Florida T-2 center, the Department of Occupational Therapy has received a Florida Department of Transportation grant to develop a computer based-training (CBT) program for teens.
Published: Sep 26th, 2018
The Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation delivered an eight-hour pre-conference workshop at ADED. Additionally, Dr. Classen received ADED’s Scholarship Award for her outstanding scientific and leadership contributions to the field.
Published: Sep 11th, 2018
The Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP) team is working in collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the City of Gainesville to better understand the perception, values, beliefs and attitudes of drivers 65 years and older as it relates to emerging autonomous vehicle technology.