Current OTD students provide their thoughts about the program.
The Department of Occupational Therapy had a strong presence at the annual American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference held in New Orleans.
First year OTD student, Jianne Apostol, has been accepted into the Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA) Leadership Development program.
pictured from left: Emily In and Dr. Zheng Wang This summer, Emily In will start her research journey studying postural control deficits in school-aged children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the Department of Occupational Therapy. Her faculty…
The Florida Occupational Therapy Association (FOTA) annual meeting was held in October. Forty-two faculty members and students from the Department of Occupational Therapy took advantage of this opportunity to present their scientific work via workshops, short courses, and poster presentations.
The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week, held November 12 to 16. Shabnam Medhizadah, a doctoral student in the rehabilitation science program who hails from Canada, was awarded with a certificate of excellence.
Elaine Keane, a 1985 UF OT graduate, is the executive director of CRECER, a clinic in Ibarra, Ecuador.
The OTD program is the first and only entry-level doctorate in occupational therapy in the Florida State University System. The program was approved by the Board of Governors last year and will graduate the first class in 2021.
On May 14, the Department of Occupational Therapy welcomed the last class of Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT) students.
Every morning, Morgan Montaudo — a University of Florida health science senior on the pre-occupational therapy track — puts on her backpack, heads toward the door and then turns to her wagging golden retriever to ask, “Do you want to be a service dog today?” Montaudo, 23, and her…