Jessica Kramer, Associate Professor, is excited to highlight the innovative and rigorous research happening in the UF Occupational Therapy department.
Christine Myers, Director of the OTD Program, provides a closer look at the program. UF was the first public university in Florida to offer a Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program.
Older adults will tell you that losing their driving license is like getting a death sentence. In her unstoppable journey to empower seniors, Dr. Sherrilene Classen, a professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, is getting older adults comfortable with autonomous vehicle technology as well as conducting research to develop autonomous transit resources to promote their independence and safety.
The Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Public Health and Health Professions at the University of Florida, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position to join a dynamic and expanding department. The successful applicant will serve as faculty in the Department of Occupational Therapy, with primary responsibilities in research and teaching and secondary responsibilities in service activities as assigned.
Dr. Jessica Kramer and her team have designed a tool that allows young people with disabilities to have a voice in their own therapy outcomes and goals.
The Department of Occupational Therapy congratulates doctor of occupational therapy students named as Florida AHEC Scholars.
Sherrilene Classen, Professor and Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, finds it a privilege to provide you with some highlights of our great department. We have seen significant growth since 2017 as we have almost tripled the size of the department.
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.
Dr. Horwitz brings 10 years of experience as a fieldwork educator to UF OTD Program.