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The NYU OT Experience

Explore the stories below for a closer look at the Department of Occupational Therapy student community, educational experience, and more.

Occupational Therapy Students Organize Lunch Deliveries to Future Colleagues on the Front Lines of COVID-19

Occupational therapists (OTs) are providing critical services to patients recovering from COVID-19. Eager to thank their future peers, OT students formed a COVID “OuTreach” Team dedicated to spreading positivity throughout the profession.

Global Perspectives in Occupational Therapy

We sat down with the most recently graduated MA in Occupational Therapy cohort, composed of students from the Philippines, Taiwan, India, Saudi Arabia, China, Israel, and beyond, to discuss their experience joining together in New York City as classmates.

What We're Learning: Human Anatomy Lecture and Cadaver Lab

Human Anatomy, a lecture and lab course, teaches graduate occupational therapy students about the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems through direct contact with a human cadaver.

Department of Occupational Therapy Statement on Anti-Racism

We fully support the protests against the systematic racism that led to the senseless murder of George Floyd and so many others. We are committed as a department to doing the hard work of listening and learning, and turning these conversations into “bold action steps that last beyond the lifespan of a statement,” as our Dean outlined.

Congratulations to the 2020 Frieda J. Behlen Scholarship Winners

NYU OT is pleased to name Taylor Kordich (MS ’21) and Jenny Lai (MS ’21) as this year’s recipients of the Frieda J. Behlen Occupational Therapy Scholarship. Read on to learn more about their current studies, professional goals, and what this accomplishment means to them.

Designing and Prototyping Assistive Technologies: New Course Explores Disability in Israel

A new intersession course, “Israel: Developing Assistive Technologies,” explored the entire process of fabricating devices for people with disabilities—from brainstorming an initial idea to creating a product prototype—led by Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy Anita Perr and NYU Abu Dhabi Associate Professor of Practice of Interactive Media Michael Shiloh.