Humphry, Neblett honored for excellence in doctoral mentoring

May 26, 2017

Ruth Humphry, professor and director of the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, and Enrique Neblett Jr., an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, have received the 2017 Faculty Awards for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring. The Graduate School presents the annual award to UNC-Chapel Hill faculty members who have: encouraged graduate students to establish … Continued

Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Students Celebrate Graduation

May 19, 2017

Masters students graduated on Saturday, April 29, 2017, and doctoral students were hooded on Saturday, May 10, 2017. Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Class of 2017 The Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy celebrated completion of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program with its graduates on Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Gerrard … Continued

Womack Recognized by Carolina Center for Public Service for collaboration with Orange County Department of Aging

April 11, 2017

Jennifer L. (Jenny) Womack, a clinical professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, received recognition for her work by the Carolina Center for Public Service on April 5, 2017. Jennifer L. (Jenny) Womack, a clinical professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, received recognition for her work by the … Continued

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

Occupational Science PhD Student Nikhil Tomar Combats Mental Health Stigma

September 30, 2016

A PhD student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy has worked locally and abroad to reduce stigma around mental health issues. Club Nova is located in Carrboro, North Carolina Nikhil Tomar celebrates Stigma Free Carolina Nikhil Tomar, a doctoral student in occupational science in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, has worked … 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

Occupational Science PhD Candidate Khalilah Johnson highlights importance of diversity in research endeavors

April 20, 2016

Khalilah Johnson, an occupational science PhD candidate, spoke to the Department of Allied Health Sciences about diversity in research as she prepares to graduate. Khalilah Johnson Khalilah Robinson Johnson, an occupational science PhD candidate, plans to graduate in summer 2016 after studying the institutionalization and deinstitutionalization of adults with intellectual disabilities. Johnson will celebrate two … Continued