Happy OT Month!
Faculty and students at USAHS continue to celebrate all the ways occupational therapy makes a difference.
Faculty member, Dr. Stefanie Podlog recently has a book chapter published with two experts in the field.
Podlog, L., Heil, J., & Podlog, S. (2019). Sport injury: Psychological consequences and management strategies. In Mugford, S., & Cremades, G. Eds. Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology: Theories and Applications. Routledge/Psychology Press (pp. 127-152). New York, NY, Routledge
USAHS in the News: First Coast News Jacksonville
Dr. Elisabeth McGee from University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences was a guest on First Coast Living to talk about National Occupational Therapy Month.
Faculty, students and alumni represented USAHS at the 2019 AOTA Conference in New Orleans
In honor of occupational therapy month, Beth Sullivan, OTD, OTR/L, Assistant OT Professor at San Marcos, was asked to present to members of the San Diego Aging and Independent Services Health and Wellness Coalition presented on the “Role of Occupational Therapy in Promoting Health & Wellness with Older Adults” on Tuesday, April 9th. Coalition members consist of leaders in older adult care in San Diego and include leaders of senior centers, fitness agencies, San Diego food bank, continuing care facilities, and home care agencies. The program discussed the educational background of occupational therapists, the unique value of OT, and evidence supporting the role of OT in reducing chronic diseases and promoting improved health and wellness.
Faculty Published in Developmental Neurorehabilitation Journal
Elizabeth Ardolino, PT, MPT, MS, PhD, Germaine Ferreira, PT, MSPT, DPT, Kathleen Manella, PT, PhD, and Megan Flores, PT, MPT, PCS just had an article published in the journal of Developmental Neurorehabilitation. The article is titled Interrater Reliability of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Recovery Scale in Children with Spina Bifida.
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