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PHHP 2017 Superior Accomplishment Award winners named

Published: Feb 28th, 2017

Glenn Ashkanazi, Vera Hemphill, Margaret Odom Renner and Caronne Rush have been named winners in the Health Science Center division.

Foss, Pugh named fellows of American Occupational Therapy Association

Published: Nov 8th, 2016

Joanne J. Foss, Ph.D., OTR/L, and Emily S. Pugh, M.A., OTR/L, have been elected to receive the Roster of Fellows award from the AOTA.

UF OT program to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Nov 1st, 2016

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville.

Third time’s a charm

Published: Jul 8th, 2016

Dr. Orit Shechtman wins her third PHHP Teacher of the Year award.

Gift to OT department establishes annual colloquium, recognizes Sandra Edwards’ contributions to profession

Gift to OT department establishes annual colloquium, recognizes Sandra Edwards’ contributions to profession

Published: Jun 17th, 2016

Al Garcia wanted to give his wife, Sandra Edwards, a gift that was truly unique. “I’ve seen husbands give their spouses diamonds or jewelry, but I wanted to do something […]

Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Published: Jun 16th, 2016

Dr. Classen, an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, begins her UF post on Jan. 2.

UF to offer free vehicle checks for older drivers

Published: Oct 29th, 2015

The department of occupational therapy will offer CarFit, a free national program, on Tuesday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Senior Recreation Center in Gainesville.

Alumna profile: Deborah Burns, O.T.R.

Alumna profile: Deborah Burns, O.T.R.

Published: Mar 11th, 2015

Burns launched the first hospital rehabilitation program in Broward County, Fla. as a young UF grad. She’s been leading the growth and development of rehab in that area ever since. […]

A swimmer in the swamp

Published: Dec 4th, 2014

Anna-Liisa Pold, a former Olympian and Gator swimmer, is now working toward her dream of becoming an occupational therapist.

Independent living

Published: Aug 15th, 2014

A PHHP alumna and students have teamed up with the Equal Access Clinic to offer occupational therapy for patients who are uninsured or underinsured.