Graduate Student Spotlights

Kim Miller

Occupational Therapy

Briefly tell us why you chose your program:
I chose to study occupational therapy at NYU because the program is one of the top schools in the country and it offers a great amount of practical and hands-on eperience in the field.
My favorite course:
Anatomy
My biggest challenge is:
Being indecisive sometimes
My favorite blog:
Huffingtonpost.com
Why I went to Graduate School:
To become an occupational therapist in order to help people overcome life challanges
The worst gift I've ever received:
clown pajamas
The most obscure research I've ever done:
Facebook addictions
The professor who influenced me the most:
Professor Sherwood, who taught me in the ins and outs of sociology at UCLA.
What I do to de-stress:
vanilla scented candles, chocolate, and TV in no particular order
The place I would most like to visit is:
Australia
My secret passion is:
playing the guitar and singing
My favorite line from a song is:
"It takes no time to fall in love, but it takes years to know what love is." - Jason Mraz

Background Information

Where you grew up:
Johannesburg, South Africa; Irvine, CA
What are your plans after you graduate?
To find a rewarding job as an occupational therapist and to find some extra time to travel.
Honors, Awards, and Achievements:
-Research presented at 29th Annual Alpha Kappa Delta International Academic Sociology Honor Society Conference at UCLA -UCLA Dean's Honor's List
Community Service and Other Activities:
Orange County Jewish Community Center's After School Enrichment Program, Fort Tryon Rehabilitation Center, Meals on Wheels.