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NYU OT Welcomes Dr. Alison Rangel

Join us in welcoming Dr. Alison Rangel, the Department's long-time Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, in an additional role as Clinical Assistant Professor.

Congratulations to the 2023 Steinhardt Graduation Award Recipients

Join us in congratulating the 2023 Steinhardt Graduation Award Recipients From The Department of Occupational Therapy at NYU.

Department of Occupational Therapy at NYU Offers Variable Credit Post-Professional OTD

NYU OT is constantly improving our programs to keep our graduates at the forefront of the profession. Learn about changes recently made to the Doctor of Occupational Therapy for Practicing Occupational Therapists Program (OTHS).

Department of Occupational Therapy 2023 Faculty Highlights

Highlights from academic year 2022-2023 by the faculty members of the Department of Occupational Therapy.

NYU Spotlights Jamie Friedman from the OTD Class of 2023

Learn more about recent OTD graduate and pediatric occupational therapist Jamie Friedman’s ePortfolio, The Handwriting is on the Wall - A comprehensive examination of handwriting development for beginning writers.

AOTA Inspire 2023 Presentations by the Occupational Therapy Department at NYU

Faculty, students and alumni from the Department of Occupational Therapy at NYU will present at the AOTA Inspire 2023 Annual Conference and Expo.

Congratulations to the 2023 Frieda J. Behlen Scholarship Winners

Read on to meet Diana Reina (MS '24) and Saumya Sharan (MS '24) and learn more about their current studies, professional goals, and what winning a Frieda J. Behlen scholarship means to them.

Class Notes

Read the latest class notes submitted by your fellow NYU OT alumni and submit a note of your own. We can't wait to hear about your latest news and accomplishments!

Michele Mills Wins Sixth Annual Jim Hinojosa Distinguished Alumni Award

As an Associate Professor at CUNY LaGuardia Community College, Mills is being recognized for making significant contributions to the profession.

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.

Steinhardt Vice Dean Wins Highest Honor in Occupational Therapy

Dr. Kristie Patten is being recognized with the American Occupational Therapy Association’s prestigious Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award for her critical work in “Strength-Based and Client-Directed Occupational Therapy Practice.”

Intrepid Museum Teams with NYU Ability Project on Interactive Mobile Guide to Maximize Visitor Experience Amid COVID-19 Safety Protocols

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) mobile guide was developed to address challenges related to accessibility and new safety precautions.

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.

Upcoming Events

OT Information Sessions

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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DEPARTMENT OF

Occupational Therapy

Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-998-5825
Email: occupational.therapy@nyu.edu

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