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Recent Student News, Awards & Accomplishments:

Podcast "Occupations Unpacked": As part of 3rd year EL-OTD student, Hailey Pister's Doctoral Capstone Project, she has created and published the first few episodes of a podcast series that discusses issues in policy, advocacy, and practice related to substance use and other often stigmatized occupations. She has guests from all over the globe featured on the podcast. Check out the first few episodes on Instagram, Anchor FM or Spotify and feel free to subscribe and follow along!

Students and Faculty accepted for the 2021 MAOT Conference:  Congratulations to our students and faculty for having their posters accepted for the 2021 MAOT Conference.

  • Grove, K MS, OTS. Teen Anxiety and Social Outcomes in Dog-Assisted Interventions.
  • Pohlhammer, E OTS, and Whitney, R OT, OTD, OTR. Families with Serious Illness: Art and Psychosocial Well-Being.
  • Sarkar, T, OTS. Virtual Reality and Chronic Pain for Older Adults. *this poster has been accepted to both MAOT and AOTA.
  • Shi, Yaqi, OTS. Exploring Peer Health Coach (PHC) Roles in the Online Health-Management program for Adults with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI).

Congratulations to Miranda Cullen, MS, OT who successfully passed her Post-professional OTD defense last Friday, April 23, 2021. Her presentation was titled: “Creating An Evaluation Tool For A Program Serving Adolescents And Young Adults With Chronic Illnesses: A Community-based Participatory Research Approach”.  

Congratulations to post professional master’s student Zhiqing Chen who recently published an article that was developed from an independent study project while here at Tufts! Chen Z, Baker NA. Effectiveness of eccentric strengthening in the treatment of lateral elbow tendinopathy: A systematic review with meta-analysis. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2021, 34:18-28 

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