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Dr. Sherrilene Classen

Autonomous cars: Science, technology, and policy

Published: Jun 4th, 2019

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.

OT Group - Autonomous Trolly

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.

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 […]