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Department Of Occupational Therapy

Exercise Psychology

This course will describe the benefits of various modes of exercise and potential barriers and facilitators to exercise. Benefits discussed will include mood, cognitive function, and “The Self”. Periodization techniques will be discussed to transition exercise from a “chore” into becoming a purposeful activity (i.e., occupation).

Occupational therapy students raise awareness about OT’s distinct value

April is OT Month, and the class of 2021 UF occupational therapy students celebrated by writing letters to the editor and to state and national policy makers about occupational therapy’s distinct value. The student’s letters drew reader’s attention by linking current events and policy issues to the role of occupational therapy.

UFOT alumnae Megan Molyneux honored as Gator100 for 2021

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.

Alumni Spotlight for National Occupational Therapy Month

The UF College of PHHP and the Great Department of Occupational Therapy are celebrating by spotlighting OT alumni who invest in the department and the profession as clinical Fieldwork Educators and Capstone Mentors. Thank you!

Administrative Support Assistant II

This position is housed in the Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions ("PHHP"), and will report to the Business Manager (official UF title: Operations Manager). This position will support the Business Manager in all aspects of the Fiscal and Human Resources activities for the department.

Spring 2021 Issue

In This Issue: • UF OT Fieldwork Educator Workshop Series • Fieldwork Educator/Student Relationship Tips • Fieldwork Educators and Implicit Bias • Ask the FWC • Upcoming Events

UF OT Presentations at AOTA INSPIRE 2021

UF Occupational Therapy will present a short course, a panel, and various posters at AOTA INSPIRE 2021. Learn about the dates and times when you can join us for each of these presentations.