Jefferson College Occupational Therapy Students and Faculty Attend the 2015 AOTA Annual Conference and Expo

Date: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 12:00am to Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:00am

Several first and second year Master of Science in Occupational Therapy students and faculty from Jefferson College of Health Sciences attended the 95th American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference and Expo in Nashville, Tennessee from April 15-19, 2015.

This was the highest attended AOTA conference in history! A gathering of over 10,000 OTs and related healthcare professionals at the largest OT conference in the world!

This was the first time that Jefferson College OT students presented their research at AOTA, and those presentations included:

December 2014 JCHS MSOT graduates:
Gansor, S. & Gangikia, S. (2015, April). The current status of occupational therapy in addressing the occupation of sleep. Presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association 95th Annual Conference and Expo. Nashville, TN.

Dr Rai, Interim Program Director and Assistant Professor in the MSOT Program presented:
Rai, G., Murray, T, Kadlec, MB. & Hartman R.  (2015, April). OT’s Role: Integration of Sensory Aspects of the Environment into Family-based Treatment and Community Participation. Presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association 95th Annual Conference and Expo. Nashville, TN.

Rai, G. & Murray, T. (2015, April). The evidence is in: Handwriting best practice. Presented at the American Occupational Therapy Association 95th Annual Conference and Expo. Nashville, TN.