In October, I announced that I will retire in early 2018. I have been reflecting on my career, and I am proud of what we have accomplished for the University and the healthcare professions we represent now and will in the future.
When I started with the University as an instructor 20 years ago, we were serving approximately 200 physical therapy students. We were also adding occupational therapy. Since then we have prepared more than 1,400 occupational therapy graduates (out of more than 6,000 graduates overall), including many who were part of our dual degree program.
The benefits of an interprofessional education continue to drive our decision-making as we add new programs. That includes the Doctor of Education offered in 2009 for clinicians who ... Continue Reading