Document Type

News Article

Publication Date

Summer 2022


Highlights: Letter from Department Chair and Program Director Dr. Sharon McCloskey -- 20th year program celebration slideshow -- Alumna Anastasiya Akay advocates for orphans in Ukraine -- Faculty focus on Amanda Wheeler (PhD, OTR/L) -- Dr. Sheelagh Schlegel (DrHSc, MPH, OTR/L, CHES, CAPS) facilitates patient simulations -- Dr. Lola Halperin (Ed.D., OTR/L) presents at the ConnOTA and AOTA conferences and participates in the Dean's Speaker Series -- Dr. Sharon McCloskey (Ed.D., MBA, OT/L, DipCOT, CTP) presents "Understanding the Impact of Trauma and ACE's on Learning and Participation in Schools" -- Pilot social simulation training program for occupational therapy students -- Dr. Sharon McCloskey and Dr. Christina Gunther receive ACT grant award -- Dr. Heather Kuhaneck releases 2nd edition of "Making Play Just Right" -- Dr. Joan Sauvigne-Kirsch (Ed.D., OTR/L) will present at the World Federation of OT's Congress in Paris, France -- Dr. Mary-Ellen Johnson celebrates 20 years of service -- Kim Downs, one of our adjunct faculty members, awarded her doctoral degree in occupational therapy -- COTAD Chapter raises almost $1,000 toward multiple sclerosis research -- First-year students complete service-learning projects --Stroke survivor and SHU OT client writes her own book -- Pinning ceremony 2022 -- 31 first-year students and 4 faculty attend AOTA Conference in San Antonio, Texas -- Gamma Nu Chapter of Pi Theta Epsilon inducts 24 members -- Alumni spotlight.



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