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  • Celebrating Dr. Susan Coppola in Retirement: An Inspiring Career and Impactful Legacy

    Susan (Sue) Coppola, MS, OT/L, OTD, FAOTA, recently retired from her role as Professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy after more than 25 years at UNC. Though her roles in the classroom and clinical settings are primarily behind her, Coppola is committed to continuing to advance the field by supporting future … Read more

  • First Occupational Science PhD Graduates Return to UNC as Mitchell Symposium Keynote Presenters

    Rebecca Aldrich, PhD, OTR/L, and Antoine Bailliard, PhD, OTR/L, were the first two graduates of the Occupational Science PhD program in 2011. In the years since, both have embarked upon impactful careers involving research, teaching and both clinical and community practice. Aldrich and Bailliard returned to UNC-Chapel Hill to deliver a keynote presentation for the … Read more

  • Faculty Five: Q&A with Dr. Vanessa Jewell

    Vanessa Jewell, PhD, is an associate professor in the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Dr. Jewell shares insight into her areas of research, reflections on her journey within OS/OT and her time at UNC in this Faculty Five feature. 1. What is your primary area of research interest? I utilize community-engagement research methods … Read more

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Kendyl Cole, Second-year occupational therapy student

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Ryan Lavalley, Occupational Science PhD Student

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