• Whalley elected National Vice President of Pi Theta Epsilon Congratulations to Rich Whalley, OTD/S '19, who was recently elected to National Vice President of Pi Theta Epsilon, the occupational therapy honor society.


  • 2018 OT Alumni Award Honorees We are pleased to announce the 2018 honorees of the Distinguished OT Program Alumni Award and Emerging Leader OT Program Alumni Award.


  • Chang to join faculty Sept. 1 The Program in Occupational Therapy welcomes Chih-Hung Chang, PhD, professor of occupational therapy, to its faculty.


  • OT Grand Rounds Erin Foster, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, will be our OT Grand Rounds speaker on Wednesday, September 12. Her talk is titled, "Prospective memory impairment in Parkinson disease: Cognitive mechanisms and intervention."


  • Washington People: Allison King To a young Allison King, Washington University School of Medicine served as one of the best playgrounds in St. Louis.


  • OT Alumni & Student Centennial Happy Hour Alumni and students, please join us for a festive, WashU spirit-themed event to celebrate our Centennial on June 23. Guests welcome!


  • Game Night for All Abilities The Microsoft Store, Best Buddies International and the Program in Occupational Therapy partner to engage people with different abilities socially through the gaming platform.
  • Foster to give webinar for Parkinson's Foundation on June 5 Erin Foster, PhD, OTR/L, will give a webinar titled, "Living Alone: Home Safety & Management in PD" for the Parkinson's Foundation on June 5 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. CST. Click READ MORE link below to register.


  • Kaskutas elected to the Executive Committee of Faculty Council

    Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, was elected to the Executive Committee of the Faculty Council (ECFC), an elected group of faculty who represent faculty interests to administration.

  • Program Commencement 2018

    The Program in Occupational Therapy Commencement Ceremony was held in Graham Chapel at 1:00 p.m. on May 18, 2018. Click 'read more' to watch it via YouTube.

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