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UF OT program to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Nov 2nd, 2016

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 […]

The high-definition full car simulator with operator station on left.

UFTI Upgrades Its Full-Car Simulator, Creating Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Driving Research

Published: Oct 5th, 2016

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Florida (UF) has joined forces to enhance one of its driving simulators with up-to-date technology to study the human-vehicle interactions. Such […]

Third Time’s A Charm

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

Amid an office brimming with books on the human body, there is a wall filled with shiny plaques honoring her achievements. Now, Orit Shechtman, Ph.D., OTR/L, an associate professor in […]

Al Garcia and Sandra Edwards

Gift to OT Department Establishes Annual Colloquium

Published: Jun 15th, 2016

Al Garcia wanted to give his wife, Sandra Edwards, a gift that was truly unique. “I’ve seen husbands give their spouses diamonds or jewelry, but I wanted to do something […]

Dr. Sherrilene Classen Chair Candidate Visit and Seminar

Published: May 20th, 2016

The Science, Practice, and Future of Driving Rehabilitation

OT Student Receives Award for PHHP Research Day Poster

Published: Apr 15th, 2016

Tori Galatas, a student in the Master of Occupational Therapy Program, received an award for the top poster presented at the 29th Annual PHHP Research Day. She was one of […]

UF Occupational Therapy Annual Reception at AOTA 2016 Conference

Published: Feb 24th, 2016

For registration and information about the AOTA 2016 Annual Conference & Expo: http://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/Annual-Conference.aspx

Dr. Kreider Member of the CTSI Academy of Research Excellence

Published: Jun 24th, 2015

The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute honored Consuelo Kreider, PhD, OTR/L, with membership in the Academy of Research Excellence at their awards dinner this month.  The academy rewards excellence […]

Student Spotlight: Meet Carrie Comstock

Published: Apr 9th, 2015

I have always known that I wanted to work with children with special needs. I began volunteering at Balance 180 Gymnastics and Sports Academy in the Special Olympics Young Athletes […]

Alumna Profile: Deborah Burns, OTR

Published: Mar 11th, 2015

Burns launched the first hospital rehabilitation program in Broward County, Fla. as a young UF grad. She’s been leading the growth and development of rehab in that area ever since. […]