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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

Published: 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

Published: 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 team members for autonomous vehicle project

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

Published: Sep 11th, 2018

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

Published: Aug 14th, 2018

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

Dr. Luther King standing with SmartDrive car in front of Smart House

University of Florida launches SmartDrive Rehabilitation

Published: Jun 29th, 2018

The University of Florida Department of Occupational Therapy launched a new driving rehabilitation program, SmartDrive, in July 2018. The clinic is located in the Smart House at Oak Hammock, a […]

Levitt Award

I-MAP PhD Student Places Second for Levitt Award

Published: Apr 25th, 2018

The Institute for Learning Retirement partnered with the University of Florida at Oak Hammock Retirement Community to hold the 8thAnnual Student Research on Aging Exposition in March. Undergraduate and graduate students […]

Find a Ride Florida web page

New comprehensive online resource helps Floridians find transportation options in their communities

Published: Mar 26th, 2018

When older adults stop driving, they may worry about losing their independence. Now, a University of Florida and Florida Department of Transportation Safe Mobility for Life team wants to help […]

UF's autonomous vehicle NaviGATOR

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

Published: 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

Published: 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 […]

conveners and participants of the pre-conference workshop

Pre-conference Workshop at Annual Transportation Research Board’s 2018 Conference

Published: Feb 9th, 2018

Dr. Sherrilene Classen co-presided with Dr. Don Fisher over a Transportation Research Board scientific session in Washington, DC, on Sunday Jan 7. The session, entitled “Fitness to Drive: The Role of […]