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Dr. Tsu-Hsin Howe Named New Chair of Department of Occupational Therapy

NYU OT is proud to announce Dr. Howe’s new role and expresses gratitude to Dr. Kristie Patten for her seven years of dedicated stewardship as our previous chair.

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.

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.

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.

Occupational Therapy Students Organize Lunch Deliveries to Future Colleagues on the Front Lines

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.

NYU Steinhardt Community Members Respond to COVID-19

Thank you to the brave alumni, students, and staff who are dedicating themselves to others during this unprecedented time.

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Come learn about the Occupational Therapy program at New York University. Prospective graduate students will obtain information about the application process, admissions criteria, prerequisite coursework, and the curriculum.

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