Dr. Pey-Shan Wen presented her research on the effects of yoga on sleep, pain, mood, and executive functioning in individuals with traumatic brain injuries at the 2017 AOTA Conference in Philadelphia last April.
Professor Mette Andresen and Professor Betina Rasmussen of Metropol University Department of Occupational Therapy in Copenhagen, Denmark visited GSU in November 2016 to discuss potential research collaborations and faculty student exchange. (Image Source)
In July, Dr. Maitra met with Dr. YoungJin Jung from Dongseo University and Dr. Hae Yean Park from Yonsei University, South Korea to discuss their collaboration in a study that will bring together architecture, Occupational Therapy and biomedical engineering for research on older adult home design. Dr. Sonit Bafna from Georgia Tech is also an… more »
Do you or someone you know have a traumatic brain injury? Occupational therapy students and faculty at Georgia State University are conducting a study on the effects of yoga on sleep, pain, mood, and executive function in individuals with a traumatic brain injury. Please see the flyer below and contact Dr. Pey-Shan Wen at more »
Members of the GSU Students Occupational Therapy Association nominated the new SOTA officers. These students will lead the organization in planning fundraisers, arranging social and volunteer events, and representing GSU Occupational Therapy at national and state conferences. We look forward to seeing all they will accomplish during their time in these roles! SOTA officers are… more »
In November, GSU Occupational Therapy faculty members and students from the first cohort traveled to Birmingham, Alabama to attend the AOTA/NBCOT National Student Conclave. At this conference, students attended discussion panels and deep dive sessions, participated in networking events, and learned about how to prepare for their upcoming licensing exams.
Dr. Wen is collaborating with Dr. Yang (PI) in the Kinesiology Department on a study funded by the Brain and Behavior Seed Grant to investigate the effect of vibration training on cognitive function in individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.
GSU Occupational Therapy students volunteered at the Foster Care Support Foundation and PetSmart in July 2017. This volunteer event was organized by the GSU SOTA Club. By serving the community of Atlanta, these students are implementing the mission, vision, and values of our program: GSU CARES.
The Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions welcomes the first class of master of occupational therapy (O.T./M.) students, an enthusiastic and highly qualified group. These new students set a high standard for future classes in this new degree program.
Selected from a pool of more than 500 inquiries, the students come from… more »
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