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Explore the stories below to learn more about some of our NYU Steinhardt OT alumni.

Alumni Podcast: "OT Potential"

Sarah Lyon (MS '11) is recording weekly podcast episodes covering topics like OT and strokes, Parkinson's rehabilitation, autism screenings, and more.

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Alumni in Action

Author, Occupational Therapist, and Alum Lauren Brukner is “Awesome and in Control”

Meet Lauren (MS '09), who is the author of the “Awesome and in Control Curriculum” – a series of books providing tips and techniques to help children self-regulate their emotions and senses.

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Dr. Diane Powers Dirette Named Fourth Annual Jim Hinojosa Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

The award, initiated to honor the legacy of the late Dr. Jim Hinojosa at the time of his retirement, recognizes outstanding NYU Steinhardt Department of Occupational Therapy alumni who have made significant contributions to the profession.

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Alum SpOTlight: “Clinitote” Founder on Designing a Better Bag for Clinicians

Cami Culwell (MS ‘12) noticed that the standard-issue medical bag she used to carry her clinical tools was flawed. “As a clinician, I understand the energy and compassion we devote to clients every day. If Clinitote can alleviate even one problem, then we are one step closer to helping clinicians reach their full potential," she said.

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Alum Katie Tietz Writes Book for Healthcare Professionals

Read on to learn more about what motivated Katie (MS '14) to write her book, "Self-Care for the Healthcare Professional: How to Gain Confidence, Take Control, and Have a Balanced and Successful Career."

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