The first class of Occupational Therapy students receive their white coats to mark the transition to clinical studies. This event is part of the Lewis College 50th Anniversary Celebration.
Six Occupational Therapy Master’s students in our first cohort were honored at the Lewis College Annual Honors Day ceremony and reception. Students received certificates and plaques in recognition of academic, clinical, leadership and research achievements. In addition, four of our students were inducted into the Alpha Eta Allied Health Honor Society in recognition of their… more »
On Monday, April 9th, students in our first cohort defended their posters at the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions Graduate Research Conference. These students have spent many hours researching and preparing for these presentations as part of their master’s project classes. We are proud of their hard work! Research areas included… more »
Second-year occupational therapy students collect data on an 8-week yoga intervention for master’s project class
These second-year occupational therapy students just finished collecting data on an 8-week yoga intervention for their master’s project class. This study, which was completed with Dr. Pey-Shan Wen, will look at the impacts of yoga on symptoms of sleep, pain, mood, and executive function in people who have had a Traumatic Brain Injury… more »
On April 5th, the Georgia State University Student Occupational Therapy Association hosted an event in the Urban Life Center to celebrate Occupational Therapy Month. Many people stopped by the educational activity tables to learn about assistive technology, backpack safety, pinch grip strength, the field of occupational therapy, and the OT Program at Georgia… more »
Dr. Sharon Cermak gives lecture outlining early identification of children with developmental coordination disorder/dyspraxia
On Friday, March 9th, Dr. Sharon Cermak gave a lecture at Georgia State University outlining early identification of children with developmental coordination disorder/dyspraxia. Dr. Cermak is a professor with the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Pediatrics. In addition, Dr. Cermak is renowned in the field of Occupational Therapy, having received… more »
On February 3rd, the Georgia State University Student Occupational Therapy Association hosted a Masquerade Cause Ball to raise money for The Frazer Center Adult Day Program. The event also helped to fund more educational opportunities for our students! We are so thankful for the support we have! Here’s a look into our wonderful evening!
March 7th was Spread the Word day. This day is established to raise awareness about the hurtfulness of the R-word. Occupational Therapy students and faculty gathered to sign the pledge to End the R-Word. As current and future practitioners, WE set the example among our peers! We choose to show respect with our… more »
Two of our first year Occupational Therapy Master’s students had the experience of a lifetime over spring break! They got to visit the Center for Music in the Brain in Aarhus, Denmark and explore Copenhagen. They learned about music and its impact on the brain and observed a music/dance class.