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PHHP names 2019 Outstanding Alumni

The PHHP Outstanding Alumni for 2019 include Consuelo Kreider, PhD, OTR/L and Becky Piazza, OTD, MS, OTR/L, BCPR for the Department of Occupational Therapy. They will be honored at a ceremony during the college’s alumni reunion on October 5.

UFOT Takes AOTA by Storm

The Department of Occupational Therapy had a strong presence at the annual American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference held in New Orleans.

PHHP names 2018 Outstanding Alumni

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Brandenburger-Shasby and Shirish Lala on being named an Outstanding Alum for 2018 in the College of Public Health and Health Professions.

Gift to OT Department Establishes Annual Colloquium

Al Garcia and Sandra Edwards Al Garcia wanted to give his wife, Sandra Edwards, a gift that was truly unique. “I’ve seen husbands give their spouses diamonds or jewelry, but I wanted to do something that has different value and will be…

Alumna Profile: Deborah Burns, OTR

Burns launched the first hospital rehabilitation program in Broward County, Fla. as a young UF grad. She’s been leading the growth and development of rehab in that area ever since. It was 1974 and Deborah (Schmucker) Burns, a brand-new UF occupational therapy graduate, had just been offered the opportunity…

OT Department Alum of the Year

Our alumnus of the year, Dr. Stagliano, graduated from the Masters in Health Science program. Students know her from her role as an adjunct instructor in the MOT program. Local OTs know her from her years as a local OT clinician at both UF Health and the Malcom Randall…