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Studying in Shanghai: A Q&A with Joy Sarraf

Students explored and identified factors, including cultural factors and health beliefs, which may influence a community’s view of disability.
Areas of Study: Health

Global Perspectives: OT Students Study Rehab in Israel

This year, Associate Professors Yael Goverover and Gerry Voelbel traveled to Israel with students to participate in a course entitled “Disability in a Global Context.”
Areas of Study: Health

An Interview with OT Alum and Blogger Sarah Lyon

Lyon is the founder of the well-known OT blog, "Potential." Read on to learn about Sarah's experience at NYU Steinhardt and what inspired her to become a blogger.
Areas of Study: Health

Alum Katie Tietz Writes Book for Healthcare Professionals

Read on to learn more about what motivated Katie to write her book, "Self-Care for the Healthcare Professional: How to Gain Confidence, Take Control, and Have a Balanced and Successful Career."
Areas of Study: Health

Third Annual Jim Hinojosa Distinguished Alumni Award Winner Announced

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the third annual Jim Hinojosa Alumni Award, Dr. Gary Bedell. The award recognizes outstanding NYU OT alumni making significant contributions to the profession.
Areas of Study: Health

Face Transplant Surgery Can Improve Speech in Victims of Severe Face Trauma: A New Case Study

A new case study by NYU Steinhardt's Maria I. Grigos finds that face transplant surgery can improve speech in victims of severe face trauma.
Areas of Study: Health

Finding NYU’s Most “Physical” Therapists

Who are NYU Steinhardt’s Most “Physical” Therapists? The Department of Physical Therapy recently held a competition to find out.
Areas of Study: Health

PT Faculty Recognized for Research and Teaching Excellence

We're thrilled to congratulate two of our faculty members, Assistant Professor Ericka Merriwether and Clinical Assistant Professor Kevin Weaver, on their recent awards from the school.
Areas of Study: Health

An “Eye Opening” Application of Virtual Reality Technology

We sat down with Dr. Anat Lubetzky to discuss her work and the benefits of incorporating VR technology into physical therapy.
Areas of Study: Health

Some Children Find It Harder to Understand What Strangers Are Saying

New research by Associate Professor Susannah Levi finds that children with poorer language skills are at a disadvantage when given tasks or being spoken to by strangers because they cannot, as easily as their peers, understand speech from people they do not know.
Areas of Study: Health
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