Fiorella Guerrero, Raghuveer Chandrashekhar, and eight other PHHP students representing seven countries were recognized at the UF International Center’s International Student Achievement Awards.
Marnie Danielson opened her first private pediatric practice in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2004 providing P.T., O.T. and speech therapy services. Bobbi Pineda is on the faculty of the University of Southern California, where she leads work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Therapy Lab and studies the NICU sensory environment.
Professor Beth Gibson received a Lifetime Honorary Membership Award from the Association of Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED). The award recognizes longtime members who have served for 10 or more years in leadership positions. She was a previous recipient of the Volunteer Award, a competitive award which recognizes those who have contributed an exemplary and sustained level of dedication, service, leadership, and impact on the organization.
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) may benefit the health and safety of drivers across the driving lifespan, but perceptions of drivers are not known. Lived experiences of drivers exposed to AVs in combination with surveys, can more accurately reveal their perceptions.
Linda Struckmeyer was promoted to Clinical Associate Professor.
Congratulations to first year OTD students, Angela Cao, who was awarded the Alice C. Jantzen Fellowship, and Anushka Pandya, who was awarded the Clare Shoemyen Graduate Fund award.
Wendy Alexander has spent most of her professional career working in inpatient rehab at UF Health Rehab Hospital. Bridget Scheidler is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Baylor University Doctor of Occupational Therapy program.
Usability and reliability of an accessible patient-reported outcome measure (PROM) software: The Pediatric Evaluation of Disability Inventory–Patient-Reported Outcome (PEDI–PRO)
Dr. Sherrilene Classen has received a UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity Award, entitled: ”Leadership and Spirituality—A “new” model for PHHP Academic Leaders”. During this “mini-sabbatical”, Dr. Classen will study and apply the principles of an Integral Model that subscribes to frameworks of leadership and spiritualty.
Dr. Jessica Kramer received this distinct honor from the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in recognition of her meritorious contributions to the field in measurement, intervention, and inclusive research. AAIDD also recognized Dr. Kramer’s recent leadership spearheading a revision of the association’s annual conference submission guidelines and evaluation criteria.