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I-MAP Takes Leadership Roles at Florida Occupational Therapy Association’s Annual Conference

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

The Department of Occupational Therapy and the Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation was well represented at the annual Florida Occupational Therapy Association conference which was held in Orlando, FL […]

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OT Receives Funding to Develop a Teen Distracted Driving Education Program

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

The Teen Distracted Driving Education Program is a collaboration between the Florida Department of Transportation Highway Safety (DD-18-04-01/G0Q23: Cahill & Classen), the UF Department of Occupational Therapy, and the UF […]

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Certificate Program in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy coming 2018

Published: Dec 8th, 2017

The first of it’s kind offered by a US university, UF’s Professional Certificate: Driver Rehabilitation Therapy (DRT) program provides an educational experience that concurrently focuses on the practice and development […]

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Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist

Published: Nov 6th, 2017

Dr. Luther King, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy recently received the designation as a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist (CDRS) which exemplifies competency and credibility in driver […]

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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, […]