Dr. Sherrilene Classen

Autonomous cars: Science, technology, and policy

Dr. Sherrilene Classen will be a panelist, along with other engineers, researchers, economists, and government officials, to provide a realistic outlook on the current state of driverless cars.

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OT Receives Funding to Study Perceptions of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury/Disease on Autonomous Vehicles

Funding received from the Paralyzed Veterans of America to elucidate the perceptions of adults living with a spinal cord injury and/or disease (SCI/D) as it relates to autonomous (i.e., self-driving) vehicles.

UF team members for autonomous vehicle project

UF & UAB’s Phase I Demonstration Study: Older Driver Experiences with Autonomous Vehicle Technology

The Department of Occupational Therapy’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP) team is working in collaboration with the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the City of Gainesville to […]

Dr. Classen receives award at ADED 2018 conference.

Dr. Sherrilene Classen receives scholarship award at ADED 2018 meeting

Dr. Sherrilene Classen receives the Scholarship Award for outstanding scientific and leadership contributions from the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists.

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College faculty, students recognized during International Education Week

Nov 20th, 2018

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week, held November 12 to 16. Shabnam Medhizadah, a doctoral student in the rehabilitation science program who hails from Canada, was awarded with a certificate of excellence.

Aging Road User Project Team Members from OT

Department of Occupational Therapy partners with Find a Ride Florida to improve alternative transportation for Florida’s aging road users

Oct 9th, 2018

To address the need for affordable and accessible transportation, the Florida’s Department of Transportation (FDOT) Safety Office awarded the Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation at the University of Florida a grant which provides an alternative transportation database, and an interactive mapping website, for identifying transportation solutions for aging road users.

Teen Driving Study UF Team Members

Department of Occupational Therapy leads a Project on Training Teen Distracted Drivers

Oct 9th, 2018

Under the leadership of Dr. Sherrilene Classen and Dr. Sandra Winter, and in collaboration with the University of Florida T-2 center, the Department of Occupational Therapy has received a Florida Department of Transportation grant to develop a computer based-training (CBT) program for teens.

UF's autonomous vehicle NaviGATOR

UF’s I-MAP Collaborates with CIMAR to Examine the Impact of the Autonomous Vehicle on Older Drivers

Mar 1st, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen, Prof and Chair of the OT Department and Director of the Institute of Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP) and Dr. Carl Crane, Director of the Center for […]

Dr. Sherrilene Classen and Canadian colleagues affiliated with the Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists in Ottawa

Classen Contributes to National Blueprint

Feb 9th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen has participated with Canadian colleagues in a new National Blueprint for injury prevention in drivers with arthritis, launched as a guiding document for teams interested in advancing […]