The Program in Occupational Therapy will be at AOTA's 96th Annual Conference & Expo in Chicago, Illinois, on April 7-10. Information about our booth, presentations, awards and alumni reception are below.
The Program will be at booth #4643 in the Expo Hall during the following times. Please stop by and visit us!
Thursday, April 7: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday, April 8: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 9: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Faculty, clinicians, and current students will present posters, workshops, short courses, research platforms, buzz sessions and tech day sessions during the conference. Click on the arrow below to view the presentations for each day.
Several of our alumni are presenting posters, workshops, short courses, research platforms, buzz sessions and tech day sessions. Click on the arrow below to view our alumni presentations for each day. If you do not see your presentation listed, email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faculty members Jeanenne Dallas, MA, OTR/L, Monica Perlmutter, OTD, OTR/L, SCLV, Steve Taff, PhD, OTR/L, and alumnus Craig Velozo, PhD, BSOT ’84, OTR/L, will receive the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Roster of Fellows Award at the AOTA’s 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago, Illinois. The Roster of Fellows recognizes occupational therapists who have made a significant contribution to the continuing education and professional development of members of the association through their special skills and knowledge in therapeutic practice, education and/or research.
Dallas is being acknowledged for Mental Health Practice and Fieldwork Education Leadership; Perlmutter is being acknowledged for Excellence in Education and Low Vision Practice; and Taff is being acknowledged for Advancing Education, Promoting Diversity and Supporting Collaboration. They join faculty members Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Christine Berg, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Susy Stark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, in this honor.
Velozo is being acknowledged for Advancing Measurement Science to Impact OT Practice.
The Roster of Fellows Awards will be presented during the Annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony on Saturday, April 9, from 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. at McCormack Place. The ceremony is open to the public and conference attendance is not required.
Our annual alumni reception will be held on Saturday, April 9, in the Waldorf Room (3rd floor) at the Hilton Chicago from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. Come join us for a Chicago-style affair and catch up with fellow alumni, students, faculty and staff! Pizza and drinks provided.
Please RSVP by April 1 to OTevents@wustl.edu. With your response, please include your full name, graduation year and name of guest, if applicable.
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Current, future, and accepted applicants are encouraged to visit. We also welcome people who are exploring career options and considering occupational therapy. Dr. Kathy Kniepmann, one of our faculty members, opens our visit sessions with an informal presentation and discussion, followed by a tour that’s led by one of our current occupational therapy students.
Upcoming visit sessions*:
*At least two to three visit sessions are scheduled every month. All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Click here for more info.