Students and researchers from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences were recently recognized by the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF).
- Former Occupational Therapy Department Chair and Professor Emeritus Joan C. Rogers received the AOTF Leadership Service Commendation.
- Natalie E. Leland received the first ever AOTF Mid-Career Research Excellence Award and gave the AOTF Mid-Career Research Award Presentation at the American Occupational Therapy Association’s annual conference in New Orleans.
- Roxanna Bendixen, assistant professor of occupational therapy, was inducted into the association’s Roster of Fellows.
Pitt occupational therapy students also raised over $5,000, earning 3rd place in the foundation’s St. Catherine Challenge. Funds raised through this initiative support occupational therapy research grants awarded by the foundation.