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Department Of Occupational Therapy

Faculty Spotlight: Jamie Pomeranz, PhD, CRC, CLCP

Recently, Dr. Jamie Pomeranz was appointed as the Director of the Social and Behavioral Science concentration in the PhD program in Public Health and as the Coordinator of the Social and Behavioral Science Program Faculty.

Faculty Spotlight: Linda Struckmeyer, PhD, OTR/L

Working with students to develop their professional identities as occupational therapists is something that Dr. Linda Struckmeyer, Clinical Assistant Professor, knows a lot about. Having previously worked as the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator for the Masters in Occupational Therapy program, her interest in supporting student learning and professional growth was a natural fit for her position as Capstone Coordinator for the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) program.

Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2020

Register Now for the 2020 Sandra Edwards Colloquium on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The keynote speaker will be Professor Sharon Cermak, Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy at the University of Southern California.

Postdoctoral Associate – YELL

Seeking a Postdoctoral Associate to be an integral part of our mission to design and evaluate best practices in partnership with transition age youth and young adults with developmental disabilities. This position is located in the Youth and Young Adults Empowerment, Leadership, and Learning (“YELL”) Lab located in the Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida. We develop theory-driven assessments and interventions/curriculum that empower youth and young adults with developmental disabilities to participate in education, work, independent living, and their community. Director of the YELL Lab, Dr. Jessica Kramer, has received funding from NIH, NIDILRR, and PCORI and is published in the fields of developmental medicine, occupational therapy, and special education. The Postdoctoral Associate will receive individualized mentoring and gain experience in grant writing, project management, research design, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and dissemination/ knowledge translation. The Postdoctoral Associate will also have the opportunity to pursue independent funding and refine their teaching and mentorship skills with graduate/professional and undergraduate students.