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I-MAP Co-Investigator Meets with David Lydon from Flagler County Radio Show To Discuss VA Funded Driving Workshop

Published: Mar 12th, 2021

Dr. Prerna Poojary, an I-MAP co-investigator, provided a talk at the Flaglerbroadcasting radio show to discuss the VA funded driving workshop.

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

Mobility as a Human Right

Published: Dec 17th, 2020

Older adults will tell you that losing their driving license is like getting a death sentence. In her unstoppable journey to empower seniors, Dr. Sherrilene Classen, a professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, is getting older adults comfortable with autonomous vehicle technology as well as conducting research to develop autonomous transit resources to promote their independence and safety.

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Dr. Classen and collaborators awarded NIDILRR Field Initiated Research Project

Published: Sep 23rd, 2020

Investigations related to autonomous vehicle technology and driving performance in people with Parkinson’s.

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Drs. Ennis and Classen awarded with NIH R-21

Published: Sep 23rd, 2020

Investigations to study driving performance in medically-at-risk adults age 50 and older using medical marijuana.

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CODY project wraps up and researchers share video

Published: Apr 30th, 2020

This 5-minute video provides an excellent overview of the project introducing the project to consumers and healthcare professionals involved in home modifications for people with movement impairments.

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Dr. Classen co-authors book chapter titled Driving and Community Mobility

Published: Apr 30th, 2020

Book chapter found in Ways of Living: Intervention Strategies to Enable Participation, Fifth Edition.

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Dr. Classen attends launch of Gainesville’s autonomous shuttle

Published: Feb 4th, 2020

Starting Feb. 3, Gainesville residents will be able to board an autonomous shuttle for test rides between downtown Gainesville and the University of Florida campus.

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Dr. Classen co-authors book chapter titled Restoring Driving and Community Mobility

Published: Jan 30th, 2020

Book chapter found in Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction, Eighth Edition.

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Autonomous cars: Science, technology, and policy

Published: Jul 26th, 2019

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.

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

Published: May 20th, 2019

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.