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Overview World Occupational Therapy (OT) Day is observed annually on October 27 to celebrate and increase awareness of occupational therapy. The World Federation of Occupational Therapists provides the framework for World OT Day observances each year. The theme selected for 2022 was “Opportunity + Choice = Justice.” OT and OTA students at the University of … Continued
Dr. Johnson is an assistant professor within the division of OSOT. The Hortense K. McClinton Outstanding Faculty Award honors a faculty or staff member, past or present, who has made outstanding contributions to the Carolina community. The award is given by UNC’s Black Alumni Reunion.
Ryan Lavalley (PhD ’19), is an assistant professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy who places focus on applying OT skills and interventions in community settings. A 2019 graduate of the PhD in Occupational Science program here at UNC-Chapel Hill, Lavalley has been quick to make deep connections on campus and in … Continued
Dr. Khalilah Johnson has received the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Equity Scholars for Action award. Johnson is an assistant professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in the Department of Allied Health Sciences in the UNC School of Medicine. The $250,000 grant will support her project, Disrupting the Cycle of Inaccessible … Continued
In the fall of 2017, Amanda Carroll ’09 (’12 MS, ’21 PhD) returned to UNC to pursue a PhD in occupational science with a goal of better understanding the relationships between military service, occupational participation, resilience and successful aging for older U.S. military veterans. “I’ve always been interested in military culture and the way it … Continued