Research News

  • 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 Scholarship Day 2018 registration open Please join us for the 10th Annual Occupational Therapy Scholarship Day on Friday, May 4 featuring keynote speaker Chetwyn Chan, PhD.

     

  • Harnessing the superpower of the environment Susy Stark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, helps older adults live more independently in their homes by modifying the environment.


     

  • Stark promoted with tenure We are pleased to announce that at the Washington University in St. Louis Board of Trustees meeting on Dec. 1, Susy Stark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, was promoted to associate professor with tenure, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
  • There's an app for that OT researcher challenges methods to track rehabilitation outcomes
  • Enabling Mobility in the Community Bridging the gap between rehabilitation and community services
  • $4 million funds study of sickle cell disease in teens, adults Allison A. King, MD, PhD has received a six-year, $4.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to further her investigations into the disease.
  • NICU study highlights need to reduce loud noises, boost beneficial sounds Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that preemies in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) may be exposed to noise levels higher than those deemed safe by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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