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2015 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Lexington, KY

Our students are pictured walking to end Alzheimer in Lexington KY.

Our students along with Dr. Nichols  participated in the "Walk to End Alzheimer's" in Lexington, KY September 26th, 2015.


Group Pic at AOTA Conference

At the 100 year celebration of the occupational therapy profession in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2017, Eastern Kentucky University delegation was the largest representation to date for an AOTA Annual Conference. Seventeen Masters students, several Doctoral students, and 17 faculty attended.

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. 

Philanthropy Event-Habitat for Humanity

Saturday, April 8th, 2017 SOTA and SOSA students volunteered for Habitat for Humanity in Richmond, KY.

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

Backpack Awareness

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!

OT Students Faleasha Wink and Kaitlin Palmer

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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