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Alumni and Donor Profiles

A beacon of hope

2/28/2017

Alumna Janet Williamson, MEd, BSOT ’71, OTR, encouraged others to live life to the fullest More »

Spring 2017 issue of O.T. Link available

2/27/2017

The Spring 2017 issue of our alumni publication, O.T. Link, is out with the latest research, community practice, alumni and current student news of the Program in Occupational Therapy. More »

Living for the OT Moment

10/18/2016

As a child, Todd Levy, MSOT ’02, OTR/L, CBIST, wanted to be a veterinarian. “It’s rarely a straightforward path to occupational therapy,” he laughs. “My mother taught kindergarten for 30 years and from time to time, I would help her in the classroom. That had a ... More »

Program alumnus to receive Washington University’s 2016 Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award

4/14/2016

Congratulations to alumnus Adam Pearson, OTD' 11, OTR/L, who will be one of the four recipients to receive Washington University’s 2016 Gerry and Bob Virgil Ethic of Service Award. The award recognizes members of the Washington University community who exemplify a character of service and ... More »

A rewarding career in pediatric OT

3/4/2016

“I want to take a moment to thank the university that completely prepared me for a successful future, and for developing me to become a confident, goal-driven, problem-solving professional who is making a difference in many communities.” Those grateful words are ... More »

Door graphic represents Program’s past, present and future

3/2/2016

Currently featured on the cover of our alumni newsletter and in the center of our Centennial logo, the familiar door graphic has been used frequently over the past 25 years on various Program in Occupational Therapy materials. The origin of the graphic, along with the ... More »

Investing in the future of occupational therapy

10/27/2015

Sven Eliasson, MD, PhD, has been a friend and supporter of the Program in Occupational Therapy and the profession since he came to Washington University in 1964 as an associate professor of neurology. During his long and esteemed career in medicine, Eliasson took a holistic approach ... More »

Alumni Spotlight: Adam Pearson, OTD' 11, OTR/L

5/27/2015

After being chronically homeless for years, Donald Hamilton is happy to call the Garfield Place Apartments Safe Haven home. “Out there on your own, it’s bad. I’ve been in poverty housing, went from shelter to shelter and have been out on the street. I’ve spent the last ... More »

Collaborating Across Time

10/28/2014

Modern scientific research has evolved into a complex, multi-faceted process in which collaboration is key. For Karl V. Schultz, PhD, that desire to find a research collaborator reached beyond his lifetime when he made his son, Gordon Burkhart-Schultz, the Successor Trustee Executor of his estate. “Suddenly, I ... More »

Alumni Spotlight: Rebecca Mohler, MSOT ’90, OTR/L

7/1/2014

For Rebecca Mohler, MSOT ’90, OTR/L, her passion has always been to serve individuals with special needs. Mohler started volunteering in the resource room at her elementary school in the third grade. In high school, she volunteered for the Red Cross and the Special Olympics. She attended Capital ... More »

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Dodson, OTD ’06

3/24/2014

Matt Dodson, OTD ’06, continues the work on which the Program was founded by focusing his practice on the occupational therapy needs of service members and veterans today.  More »

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