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OTS 479S Equine Assisted Activity

OTS 479S Spring 2017

Students in Professor Kathy Splinter-Watkins OTS 479S Equine Assisted Activity service learning course decorated a picnic table/bench, made by the brother of a student in the class, for thier final class project and donated it to Central Kentucky Riding for Hope (CKRH).  All students volunteered 20 – 49 hours this spring at CKRH for the class with either therapeutic horseback riding

CHS Scholars

Dr. Schneck, Spencer Hammond, Dr. Whitehouse

Congratulations to our very own Spencer Hammond, graduating Senior, just honored as one of two CHS Scholars this year during the annual Scholars Assembly. Way to go Spencer!! Also pictured is Dr. Colleen Schneck, Chair of the Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Department and Dr. Deborah Whitehouse, Dean of the College of Health Sciences.

Autism Awareness Month at EKU

Social Skills Group

April is Autism Awareness month. Autism impacts 1 in 68 individuals according to the Autism Speaks website. During this month we “light it up blue” in support of these unique individuals. 

Dr. Dana Howell joins the roster of Fellows for AOTA

Dr. Howell receiving her award

Dr. Dana M. Howell’s sustained contributions over the past 25 years to occupational therapy embody the values of the profession. As a trend-setter she has expanded recognition of OT’s role in interprofessional education with her expertise as an ongoing scholar, leader and mentor.

JOTE: Journal of Occupational Therapy Education

JOTE: The Journal of Occupational Therapy Education

Dr. Robert Mullaney-Study Abroad Ireland

Enhance your understanding of the differences of human ability and occupation in Irish society through interviews, observation, site visits, attendance at community events and gatherings, self-reflection, daily journal writing, and presentations. Students will critically observe people at some fifteen sites, such as Trinity College, National Library and Museum, and St.

Pi Theta Epsilon Students Present Research At National Conference

OT students Kaitlin Palmer and Faleasha Wink, PTE members, present at Third Annual Poster Session held at AOTA/NBCOT Student Conclave

EKU Among Best Online Doctorates in Occupational Therapy

The EKU Online Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) placed second nationwide in the 2016 “Students Before Profits” award rankings by Nonprofit Col