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OT Welcomes Top Notch First Class

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 »

Welcome First OT Department Chair

Kinsuk Maitra, Ph.D., joins the faculty of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions as professor and the founding chair of the new Department of Occupational Therapy (OT). Maitra has extensive experience in both occupational therapy education and clinical work. Previously professor and chair of OT at Florida International University in Miami,… more »

Dean of Lewis School Named

Posted On August 27, 2015
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Nancy Kropf, Ph.D. has been named Dean of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, effective August 10, 2015. She currently serves as the Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives and professor of social work in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies.

Kropf came to Georgia State as a… more »

Physical Therapy students practice on young children.

Offering an Occupational Therapy Degree

Posted On March 2, 2015
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Georgia State University has received Board of Regents approval to offer the Master of Occupational Therapy degree, the entry-level degree required for occupational therapy, making it the first public college or university in Atlanta and third in Georgia to offer an occupational therapy degree.

Beginning fall 2015, Georgia State’s Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing… more »