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UNC Health Talk Features Tschoepe, Womack

May 29, 2020

UNC Health Talk recently featured Raheleh Tschoepe ’04 (MS ’06) and Jennifer “Jenny” Womack (MS ’89; MA ’09) in an article about returning home from the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic. Both Tschoepe and Womack are occupational therapists and professors in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Raheleh Tschoepe, MS, OTR/L, is an … Continued

A Message from UNC Health

April 24, 2020

Dear Patient, Your health is our goal. Now more than ever, it is important to keep yourself as healthy as possible.

Online Ethics Event Highlighting Racial and Ethical Dilemmas in Occupational Therapy Draws More Than 400 Participants

April 24, 2020

A continuing education ethics event hosted in March by the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy—originally intended for an in-person audience—drew more than 400 participants after it moved online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The student-planned event, titled “Racism in OT Practice: Addressing Ethical Dilemmas and Promoting Justice,” was part of a … Continued

Ethics Event: Readings

March 25, 2020

Darawsheh, W., Chard, G., & Eklund, M. (2015). The challenge of cultural competency in the multicultural 21st century: A conceptual model to guide occupational therapy practice.The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, 3(2), 5.   Grullon, E., Hunnicutt, C., Morrison, M., Langford, O., & Whaley, M. (2018). A need for occupational justice: The impact of racial … Continued

Susan Szendrey Contributes to Autism Resource During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 20, 2020

Susan Szendrey, a PhD student in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, has contributed to a resource to support individuals with autism spectrum disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resource is available through a partnership with the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.

2020 Mitchell Symposium: “The Collective, our Collectivity, and Collective Occupation.”

March 16, 2020

The 2020 Mitchell Symposium featured Sarah Kantartzis, DipCOT, MSC, PhD, “The Collective, our Collectivity and Collective Occupation.” Kantartzis is a senior lecturer in occupational therapy at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK. Access the symposium Download the PowerPoint, linked in the above button. Begin the slideshow within PowerPoint. The PowerPoint has embedded audio, so be sure to … Continued