Welcome to I-MAP! Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation

I-MAP utilizes approaches from occupational therapy, rehabilitation science, and public health to assess and enhance the mobility, activity, and participation of people, communities, and populations for their meaningful, productive, and autonomous engagement in everyday life. To fulfill this mission, we employ collaboration, creativity, cultural responsibility, scientific rigor, and optimism.

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Drs. Classen and Mason present at STRIDE webinar

Findings from Autonomous Shuttle Demonstrations and Challenges Ahead – In this webinar the speakers present findings from three research projects to…

Drs. Sherrilene Classen and Justin Mason at the Gainesville Autonomous Shuttle launch

Dr. Classen completed 6 year-term as…

Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, has completed her 6-year term as Editor-in-Chief of OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, the…

Dr. Classen receives AOTF appreciation for completing 6 year-term as Editor-in-Chief of OTJR

Mobility as a Human Right

Older adults will tell you that losing their driving license is like getting a death sentence. In her unstoppable journey to empower seniors, Dr…

Dr. Sherrilene Classen in UF's full-cab driving simulator.

Scholarly Activities

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Autonomous cars: Science, technology, and policy

An event from the Brookings Institution, the Mays Innovation Research Center at Texas A&M, and the Transportation Institute at the University of Florida.

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

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