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FDOT Awards Aging Road User Grant

Published: Nov 6th, 2017

A lack of alternative transportation impacts older adults, especially those who may not drive and need transportation to reach community services (e.g., health care, shopping) as well as social activities. […]

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CTSI Seminar, Oct. 10: Clinical application of high-fidelity driving simulators for medically-at-risk populations

Published: Oct 1st, 2017

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Clinical and Translational Research Building 2004 Mowry Road Room 2161 (second floor) By Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L , FAOTA, FGSA […]

First of Its Kind Driving Simulation Book Released

Published: Aug 4th, 2017

Dr. Sherrilene Classen is the editor of the newly published book Driving Simulation for Assessment, Intervention, and Training: A Guide for Occupational Therapy and Health Care Professionals.This book includes 29 […]

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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety Contracts with the UF OT Department

Published: Jul 6th, 2017

Building on previous collaborations with the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (2007; 2011), the University of Florida’s Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation will provide expert services to revise and […]

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OT Department Appoints Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Published: Jul 6th, 2017

The University of Florida OT department has appointed a driving rehabilitation specialist, Dr. Luther King. Dr. King is a Chicago native who earned a Masters of Occupational Therapy degree from […]

OT Summit of Scholars: OT RSD Student Ranks Third

Published: Jul 6th, 2017

Boston University hosted the prestigious 6th Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars Symposium in June 2017. I-MAP was represented with three cutting edge scientific presentations. Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, […]

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UFTI Upgrades Its Full-Car Simulator, Creating Opportunities for Research

Published: Sep 29th, 2016

An interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Florida (UF) has joined forces to enhance one of its driving simulators with up-to-date technology to study the human-vehicle interactions. Such […]

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Sherrilene Classen named UF chair of occupational therapy

Published: Jun 19th, 2016

Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., M.P.H., an internationally recognized scientist in driving rehabilitation, has been named chair of the department of occupational therapy at the University of Florida College of Public Health […]