2017 Mitchell Symposium Features Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA

February 16, 2017

For the 2017 Mitchell Symposium, the Department of Allied Health Sciences’ Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy welcomed Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, presents at the 2017 Mitchell Symposium. Alumni, students, and friends of the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy … Continued

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America honors UNC OT graduate Heather McKay

November 10, 2016

A 2007 graduate of the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy has been named Dementia Care Professional of the Year by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. A 2007 graduate of the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy has been named Dementia Care Professional of the Year by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. In … Continued

UNC-CH Occupational Therapy Graduate Provides Insight for Inclusive Play Structures for Children in the Greensboro Community

October 19, 2016

A UNC-CH occupational therapy graduate has provided insight for inclusive play structures for children in the Greensboro community. Meg Harris, MS, OTR/L Meg Harris, MS, OTR/L, lead occupational therapist with Guilford County Public Schools, served as a consultant on a community project in Greensboro, North Carolina, to provide an inclusive play structure for all children … Continued

Marine Corps veteran and Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy student on the cusp of realizing her dream

June 22, 2016

Oyoana Allende, a Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy master’s student, decided to become an occupational therapist following her own rehabilitation experience. Oyoana Allende, a student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, speaks with Cheryl Moore, an occupational therapist at the Duke Regional Hospital on June 20, 2016. Marine Corps veteran … Continued