Amanda Carroll ’09 (’12 MS) aims to be a three-time Tar Heel alumna after completing her PhD in occupational science as she seeks to better understand the relationships between military service, occupational participation, resilience, and successful aging for older U.S. military veterans. Carroll, who works as an occupational therapist, grew up in Jacksonville, North Carolina, … Continued
WCHL recently featured Jennifer “Jenny” Womack as part of its Woman Crush Wednesday feature. In the radio show, Womack spoke about her involvement with the Partnerships in Aging Program, an initiative of the University’s Office of the Provost. Womack also discussed her work with Cresent Magnolia, an initiative of Orange County Habitat for Humanity.
Angell, A.M., Carlson, T., Bagatell, N., Chen, C., Kramer, J.M., Schwartz, A, Tallon, M.B., & Hammel, J. (2019). Understanding self-determination as a crucial component in promoting the distinct value of occupational therapy in post-secondary transition planning. Journal of Occupational Therapy Schools & Early Intervention. doi:10.1080/19411243.201 Bagatell, N. (2019). Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Skills … Continued
Antoine Bailliard, an associate professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, has received funding from the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health through a subcontract with the University of California Los Angeles as part of an interdisciplinary team to design a model of outreach teams to engage with the most vulnerable … Continued
Noam Shemer is a first-year student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy who was drawn to the field because of her experiences with sensory issues as a child. Having grown up in a small town, Shemer explained that she faced more difficulty than her peers while playing on a community playground that … Continued
Kathryn Sorensen, OTD, OTR/L, is an assistant clinical professor and academic fieldwork coordinator for the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. The division is one of seven housed in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the UNC School of Medicine. Sorensen was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder that results in decreased … Continued
Effectiveness of TEACCH School Transition to Employment and Postsecondary Education Program (T-STEP) Laura Klinger (PI), Nancy Bagatell (Investigator). National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice Nancy Bagatell (Co-director). U.S. Department of Education; Office of Special Education Programs. This project will prepare a cohort of PhD students … Continued