Anne Kirby and Lauren Little at the AOTA Conference
Anne Kirby and Lauren Little at the AOTA Conference

Anne Kirby, PhD, OTR/L, (Class of 2015) of the University of Utah, was awarded an AOTF Intervention Research Grant for “Pilot Study of the MAPPS (Maximizing Adolescent Post-Secondary Success) Intervention.” Mentor: Himle Michael, PhD.

Lauren Little, PhD, OTR/L, (Class of 2012) of Rush University was awarded an AOTF Intervention Research Grant for “Bridging a Service Gap in Autism: A Hybrid Education-Coaching Intervention” Mentor: Winifred Dunn, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA.

Khalilah Robinson Johnson, PhD, OTR/L is currently a post-doctoral fellow at Virginia Commonwealth University at the iCubed transdisciplinary center devoted to diversity and inclusion. She has recently been appointed as coordinator of advocacy and policy for the Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Section.

Heather Fritz, PhD, OTR/L Assistant Professor at Wayne State University recently received a grant through the Michigan Health Endowment Fund to evaluate the feasibility and to determine preliminary outcomes of an occupational therapy based frailty prevention program around community-dwelling, pre-frail African Americans.