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UF Occupational Therapy introduces three exciting new Rehabilitation Science courses for 2020

Published: Dec 5th, 2019

Three new courses taught by Dr. Zheng Wang and Dr. Chiung-Ju “CJ” Liu coming to the Rehabilitation Science program in 2020.

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Dr. Poojary-Mazzotta Leads OTD Students in Community Projects and FOTA Presentations

Published: Nov 13th, 2019

Second-year Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) students engaged in community-based projects across the Gainesville region under the direction of Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Prerna Poojary- Mazzotta.

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Occupational Therapy celebrates our outstanding and visiting alumni during the PHHP Alumni Reunion

Published: Oct 14th, 2019

The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) recognized Dr. Consuela Kreider and Dr. Becky Piazza as the 2019 outstanding alumni.

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Department of Occupational Therapy welcomes four new faculty members

Published: Aug 6th, 2019

Drs. Chiung-ju “CJ” Liu, Jessica Kramer, John Kramer and Heidi Horwitz joined the faculty this summer.

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Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2020

Published: Jun 26th, 2019

Save the date for the 2020 Sandra Edwards Colloquium on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The keynote speaker will be Professor Sharon Cermak, Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California.

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OT Receives Funding to Study Perceptions of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease on Autonomous Vehicles

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.

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New UF program to prepare students to fill therapy workforce gap in early childhood programs

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

Dr. Christine Myers, project director, leads INSPIRE (Interdisciplinary Related Services Personnel Preparation for Early Childhood); an interdepartmental project offered by the Departments of OT, PT, and SLHS through a $1.24M grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

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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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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 […]

Dr. Sherrilene Classen

CTSI Seminar, Oct. 10: Clinical application of high-fidelity driving simulators for medically-at-risk populations

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.