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UF team to help innovate retrofits for homes for people with disabilities

Imagine using your living room as a dining room or your kitchen as a bedroom – complete with handicap-accessible equipment. University of Florida researchers will help develop those conversions, as they work on a three-year, $531,000, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant to develop and test innovations…

UFOT Faculty & Staff Recruitment

Our Mission, Your Future Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA There has never been a better time to join the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Florida. The University’s preeminence initiative can…

UF launches doctoral degree in occupational therapy

The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions has received approval from the Florida Board of Governors to offer a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree beginning in fall 2018. It will be the first such degree program offered by a Florida public institution. The new…

Margaret Odom named as a PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winner

Margaret Odom Renner, an academic assistant II in the occupational therapy department, supports all aspects of the Master of Occupational Therapy program, from program inquiries to admissions to fieldwork and graduation certification. This includes, among other duties, organizing admissions data for more than 400 applicants and handling the…

Equal Access Clinic

OT Equal Access student board and volunteer members cleaning a wheelchair donated by a community member. Who We Are We are a free weekly student-run occupational therapy clinic operated by Occupational Therapy students from the University of Florida under the supervision of our faculty and licensed occupational therapists…

Inaugural Sandra Edwards Colloquium

The Department of Occupational Therapy hosted the inaugural Sandra Edwards Colloquium on February 18, 2017. The keynote speaker was Elizabeth R. Skidmore, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.

Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., M.P.H., an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, has been named chair of the department of occupational therapy at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions. Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH Classen…

UF OT program to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

The University of Florida department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Senior Recreation Center, 5701 NW 34th St. in Gainesville. CarFit is designed to help older drivers fit more comfortably and safely in their…