When Brenau University President Ed Schrader gave his welcoming remarks at the 2015 commencement, he gave a special acknowledgment to the active duty military personnel and veterans among the graduating class. Schrader singled out one veteran: Debra Cooper from Winder, Georgia, who was about to receive a diploma for a Master of Occupational Therapy degree. […]
Occupational Therapy News
Governor Nathan Deal today signed into law a legislative act inspired by a group of Brenau University occupational therapy graduate students that would speed state educational benefits to special needs children of military personnel based in Georgia. The new law started as a 2014 project by four Brenau students in a graduate-level public health administration […]
Brenau’s Dr. Susan Stallings-Sahler has been asked to present at the International conference of Autism, Cerebral palsy and Neurodevelopmental disorders in Mumbai, India from May 1st to May 3rd. The ICACN noted that “We have very closely followed your work in occupational therapy. The work that you have been carrying out is highly commendable and […]
This is a great time to be an occupational therapy practitioner. Don’t just take our word for it. It has been consistently ranked highly as one of the top, recession-proof job. Check out the AOTA job rankings list.
Dr. Carolyn Baum presents Occupational Performance Issues in Stroke: Linking the Brain to Everyday Life on Friday, Feb. 13 at 4:30 pm in the Thurmond McRae auditorium on the Gainesville historic campus. This is the eighth Annual Occupational Science Scholar Series by the School of Occupational Therapy. The program is offered free and open to the public. A reception will be […]
The School of Occupational Therapy will kick off its new Occupational Therapy Doctorate program with an open house program on Friday, Sept. 5, the kick-off for a weekend of activities through Sunday, Sept. 7. Dr. Nancy Krippel, Dr. Gale Starich and Dr. Barbara Schell will host guests to the 10 a.m. Launch Celebration on that Friday. Light […]
Brenau’s own Jennifer Allison was featured in the March, 2014 issue of OT Practice, the official journal of the AOTA. The text below is from volume 19, issue five, of OT Practice on page five. Pinterest One of the most popular social sharing sites that allows individuals and organization to curate a collection of digital resources, […]
The Brenau University School of Occupational Therapy launches our new post-professional OTD Program this Fall semester, Aug. 14, 2014. To learn more about the program attend one of the two Q&A sessions being held at the North Atlanta/Norcross Campus from 6:30–8 p.m. Monday, March 10 and Thursday, March 20. To attend, please RSVP to Tiffany Wilson, firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-707-5000 by March 1.
Brenau’s 7th Annual Occupational Science Scholar – Wendy Coster, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA – Rescheduled to March 11th, 4:00pm
The Brenau School of Occupational Therapy will sponsor Wendy Coster, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA at the 7th Annual Occupational Science Scholar presentation and reception, now rescheduled for Tuesday March 11th 4:00pm at Brenau’s Thurmond McRae Auditorium. Dr. Coster will discuss “Developing effective interventions in OT: Balancing our focus on the whole and on the parts”. The presentation is […]
Due to our expanded entry level MSOT program at the North Atlanta-Norcross campus and our new post-professional OTD, the Brenau School of Occupational Therapy has several new positions open. Two of the positions, Faculty-Adult Mental Health/Psychology and Faculty-Adult Physical Health/Rehabilitation, require a Ph.D or Sc.D. Clinicians with a master’s or OTD and experience supervising students in clinical settings can apply […]
Congratulations to Mary Shotwell, a professor and department chair in the School of Occupational Therapy, for receiving the American Occupational Therapy Association Roster of Fellows Award. The organization picked Shotwell from a large pool of candidates for the recognition, which it will confer formally at the 2014 American Occupational Therapy Association conference in Baltimore, Md., in […]
At the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference that was built around the theme, “Find Your Voice,” the Brenau University Occupational Therapy program certainly made its “voice” known. Brenau’s highly visible presence at the conference, which was was held at Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, Ga., Sept. 21-22, 2012, began with Brenau OT […]
Two faculty members and six graduate students were honored at this academic year’s final undergraduate and graduate school commencements, held on May 5 & 6 in the Georgia Mountain Center and Pearce Auditorium. It was also the historic graduation of the first Weekend Program class! The recipient of the Brenau University Outstanding Faculty Member Award […]
This past spring, a group of Occupational Therapy graduate students and faculty members traveled to various locations in the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico to study the health care system. Although the special emphasis was on rehabilitative care, the group also found opportunities to study a variety of cultural and historical venues. Running from February 25 […]