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OT students in our first cohort were honored at the Lewis College Annual Honors Day

Posted On April 19, 2018
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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 »

Second-year occupational therapy students collect data on an 8-week yoga intervention for master’s project class

Posted On April 9, 2018
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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 »

Students Celebrate Occupational Therapy Month

Posted On April 9, 2018
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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

Posted On April 9, 2018
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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 »

March 7th was Spread the Word Day

Posted On April 9, 2018
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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 »