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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.

NYU OT Students Present Original Research at Steinhardt Research and Scholarship Showcase

Our student researchers presented findings on topics including diversity in the profession, school bullying, and the impact of COVID-19 on children's occupations and healthcare utilization.

Congratulations to the 2021 Frieda J. Behlen Scholarship Winners

Read on to meet Megan Clark (MS/OTD '22) and Hava Vainstein (MS '22) and learn more about their current studies, professional goals, and what winning a Frieda J. Behlen scholarship means to them.

Telehealth Teamwork: Educational Theatre Students Act as Patients for Aspiring Health Practitioners Across Steinhardt

With the pandemic restricting in-person fieldwork and internship placements, Steinhardt programs came together to help each other's students gain the experiential skills needed to prepare to enter their respective fields.

Global Perspectives in Occupational Therapy

We sat down with the 2019 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.

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.