18th WFOT Congress: Occupational R-Evolution

The Program in Occupational Therapy will be at the 18th World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) Congress: Occupational R-Evolution in Paris from August 28-31, 2022.


Parul Bakhshi, PhD, DEA (M.Phil)
Christine Berg, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Bee Burns, OTD/S '22
Kelly Carlson, MSOT/S ‘23
Madeleine Donovan, OTD/S ‘22
Paige Francis, OTD/S '24
Grace Franko, OTD/S ‘22
Kate Gladhart-Hayes, MSOT/S ‘23
Stephanie Judycki, OTD/S ‘22
Moon Young Kim, MSOT, PhD student
Yejin Lee, MSOT, PhD Student
Wanda Mahoney, PhD, OTR/L
Meagan Proffit, MSOT/S ‘22
Hannah Tate, OTD/S ‘24
Madelyn Yoo, MSOT/S ‘23

WashU OT Presentations

Our faculty and current students are in bold.

Poster: Community collaboration to develop a living skills program for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Wanda Mahoney, PhD, OTR/L; Grace Franko, OTD/S ’22;  Bee Burns, OTD/S ’22; Ryann Cleland, M.Ed.
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Poster: Contributions of Executive Function to Participation in Cognitively- and Physically- Demanding Activities After Stroke
Yejin Lee, MSOT; Marjorie L. Nicholas, PhD, CCC-SLP; Lisa Tabor Connor, PhD, MSOT, OTR/L
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Lightning Talk: Delights and dilemmas of discovery: The 1922 Willard scrapbook
Christine O. Peters, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Peggy M. Martin, PhD, OTR/L; Wanda Mahoney, PhD, OTR/L
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Poster: Designing Your Theoretical “Thinking Cap”: Creating an Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Theory Course
Wanda J. Mahoney, PhD, OTR/L; Stacy Smallfield, DrOT, MSOT, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA
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Oral Presentation: Reconciling occupational therapy identity for global healthcare leadership      
Kathryn Biesanz , OTD; Parul Bakhshi PhD, DEA
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Poster: Summer camp for older adults: combatting social isolation virtually
Stacy West-Bruce, OTD, MSW, OTR/L; Christine Berg, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Paulette Sankofa, EdM.
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Poster: Understanding Occupational Disruption and Discontinuity: Coping with Chronic Conditions Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic
Stephanie Judycki, OTD/S ‘22; Stephen Lau, PhD; Avery Collier, OTD/S ‘24; Carolyn Baum, PhD, OTR/L,
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Poster: Usage of the Concept Participation in Parkinson’s Disease: a Systematic Review 
Moon Young Kim, MSOT; Eunyoung Kang, BSOT; Pooja Jethani, OTD '20, OTR/L; Kim L. Lipsey, MLS; Erin R. Foster, PhD, OTD, OTR/L
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Oral Presentation: Speaking up in occupational therapy at three points in time: Sexual orientation and gender diversity in the United States
Authors: Peggy Martin, PhD, OTR/L; Christine Peters, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Wanda J. Mahoney, PhD, OTR/L
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Oral Presentation: Occupational therapy’s role developing, implementing, and evaluating an interprofessional program to enhance hospital care for children with autism
Authors: Gifty Abraham, OTD, OTR/L; Wanda J. Mahoney, PhD, OTR/L; Minerva Villacrusis, MOT, OTR/L
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Poster: Evidence to inform occupational therapy assessment and intervention with adults with intellectual disability: A scoping review
Authors: Khalilah R. Johnson, PhD, MS, OTR/L; Meghan G. Blaskowitz, DrPH, MOT, OTR/L; Wanda J. Mahoney, PhD, OTR/L
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