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Alumni Spotlight for National Occupational Therapy Month

The UF College of PHHP and the Great Department of Occupational Therapy are celebrating by spotlighting OT alumni who invest in the department and the profession as clinical Fieldwork Educators and Capstone Mentors. Thank you!

Faculty Spotlight: Beth Gibson, OTR/L, CDRS

Ms. Gibson is one of our newest clinical faculty members. She is a licensed occupational therapist and a certified driver rehabilitation specialist with over 25 years' experience.

Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2022

The Department of Occupational Therapy will host the sixth annual Sandra Edwards Colloquium on February 12, 2022 as a live virtual online event. The theme for this year's Colloquium is "Functional Cognition in Occupational Therapy: Assessment, Intervention and Technology Across the Lifespan." Our keynote speaker will be Timothy Wolf from the University of Missouri.

Drs. Classen and Mason present at STRIDE webinar

Findings from Autonomous Shuttle Demonstrations and Challenges Ahead - In this webinar the speakers present findings from three research projects to better understand the interactions of road users with automated shuttles (AS).

Drs. Myers and Tester Recognized as 2021 PHHP Outstanding Alumni

Christine Myers is a Clinical Associate Professor in the UF Department of Occupational Therapy, where she serves as the Director of the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. Nicole Tester is an occupational therapist at UF’s Movement Disorders Clinic.

Faculty Spotlight: Anna Baird Galloway, OTD, OTR/L, MT-BC

Dr. Galloway is one of our newest faculty members. She is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist, a board certified Music Therapist, and a certified leader for Stanford’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

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.