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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…

Winning Student Poster at the FOTA Annual Conference

Zachary Pindar, Zari Whittaker, Michael Schwab and Emily Szafranski The University of Florida Department of Occupational Therapy was well represented at the Florida Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference held November 4th and 5th in Orlando.

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…

OT Student Receives Award for PHHP Research Day Poster

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 only seven award recipients from across the college. Ms. Galatas’ poster, Gait Abnormalities and Associated Changes in…

OT Student Selected for Summer Institute

Sharon Medina, member of the 2017 Master of Occupational Therapy graduating class, has been selected as one of 20 participants for the Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy.  The Institute is a joint program of the American Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy…

OT Students Visit Tallahassee to Promote Legislation

On February 17, Master of Occupational Therapy students Jocelyn Lemus, Jerelyne Indica, Chelsea Morton, Daniela Jaramillo, Nicole Tester, and Rose Hayes traveled to Tallahassee to attend “FOTA Day at the Hill.” This event was organized by the Florida Occupational Therapy Association to promote legislation that would add…

Student Spotlight: Meet Carrie Comstock

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 Program. I became the first volunteer coordinator and helped to plan the program. Carrie is a UF OT…