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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.

Carrying Too Much

The numbers don't lie.  More than 50% of students carry a backpack that is heavier than the recommended guideline of 15% of their body weight, that's according to the American Occupational Therapy Association.  In honor of Backpack Awareness Day, occupational therapy students from Eastern Kentucky University were on campus Tuesday, weighing backpacks, purses, and briefcases to

Occupational Therapy Students research being presented at three conferences in November!

Faleasha Wink and Kaitlin Palmer are beyond excited to be presenting their research THREE times in November! The Autism Certificate program at EKU offered both of them the unique opportunity to complete research with adolescents with ASD in a wellness program. Their poster will be presented first at the OS/OT Annual Research Day.

Fall 2016 Honors Thesis Conference-Undergraduate Honors Theses Presented this week by OS students

Congratulations to the following Honors students who presented their Theses this week.

Abigail Taylor - “A Study of Music as a Cultural Occupation:
Education and Play for Children Ages 5-7”

Autumn Baisden - “Equine-Assisted Activities and Therapies: Treating Veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder”

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