Summer/Fall 2020University Updates

Summer/Fall 2020: School of Occupational Therapy (SOT)

U.S. News and World ranked the School #29 out of 198 programs.

The SOT successfully submitted the Master of Occupational Therapy self-study for re-accreditation in February and completed a re-accreditation site visit.

Dr. Brenda Howard, assistant professor, was elected Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Paul Arthur ’11 (MS, occupational therapy and gerontology)  has been named chair of the department of occupational therapy at the University of Southern Indiana.

Dr. Beth Ann Walker, associate professor, published “Development of the Occupational Performance Inventory of Sexuality and Intimacy (OPISI): Phase One” in the Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Walker also presented a webinar, “Measuring Occupational Performance of Sexuality & Intimacy With Comfort, Competence, & Confidence: An Introduction to the Occupational Performance Inventory of Sexuality & Intimacy” for the American Association of Occupational Therapy.

Prior to the cancellation of the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference & Expo, several SOT faculty members were scheduled to present.