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.
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.
Effects of interventions within the scope of occupational therapy on the performance of ADLs and IADLs for older adults with low vision: A systematic review
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.
The College of Public Health and Health Professions is pleased to honor alumni and business owners who have been named to the University of Florida’s Gator100 for 2021. The awards program recognizes the world’s fastest-growing Gator-owned businesses.
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.
The Department of Occupational Therapy congratulates doctor of occupational therapy students named as Florida AHEC Scholars.
Orit Shechtman is a tenured associate professor at UF’s Department of Occupational Therapy. Heather Simpson currently works as a staff therapist at UF Health Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases.