News

Friday, August 18, 2017

Named SDMS Fellow

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Congratulations to Ms. Katie Seever! Katie was the recipient of the Student Academy of Audiology Outstanding Undergraduate Award, which was presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Audiology in Indianapolis last week.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

National Albert Schweitzer Fellowship

The Tulsa chapter of the National Albert Schweitzer Fellowship recently announced its 2017-2018 cohort and among them are two first year students from the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Kristen Faucett (occupational therapy) and MacGyver Norris (physical therapy).

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Friday, January 20, 2017

2016 Legacy Scholarship

Ms. Carlee Harris

Ms. Carlee Harris (CSD MA-SLP) was our College nominee for the prestigious Midwest Association of Allied Health Deans Legacy Scholarship this year, and it is my honor to announce that she has been awarded one of the two scholarships!  Dean Rudeen presented the award to Ms. Harris yesterday afternoon. 

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Anyone facing major surgery likely knows that rehabilitation may be necessary after the procedure – physical therapy to strengthen muscles and regain mobility, for example.

But what about “prehabilitation”?  The concept of prehabilitation is gaining traction in health care. In essence, prehabilitation means using the concepts of rehabilitation before a patient undergoes surgery.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Eunsun Park - ASAHP Scholarship of Excellence

The Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) is, what I regard, the premiere national association for colleges of allied health in the country. As such, approximately 125 institutions belong to this selected association.

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Rachael Quinn, a Senior in the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders,  College of Allied Health Outstanding Senior for 2016-2017! 

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After 31 years of dedicated service to the University of Oklahoma and the profession of occupational therapy, Dr. Toby Hamilton has retired. A 1980 graduate of the occupational therapy program, Dr. Hamilton started her career with the Department of Occupational Therapy as instructor and academic fieldwork coordinator in 1985.  Since then, she has served the program in just about every capacity imaginable, including the Academic Program Director for 12 years.  Dr. Hamilton mentored numerous students to become the best occupational therapists they can, and faculty to become better educators and scholars. She has touched many lives and has made a lasting impression on the profession of occupational therapy.

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We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Martha J. Ferretti Endowed Scholarship in Rehabilitation Sciences, in honor of Marti Ferretti, professor and chairperson in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences.

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Monday, April 4, 2016

Inaugural Albert Schweitzer Fellows

Two College of Allied Health OT students were named as inaugural Albert Schweitzer Fellows – they are among 11 local graduate students from universities in Tulsa to receive this honor. Meredith Wyatt and Paul Abbey, second-year master of occupational therapy students were selected from a large field of applicants for this prestigious fellowship. 

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What is the GREAT Symposium?

GREAT is an acronym for Graduate Research Education and Technology Symposium. For the past 40 years, students at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center have showcased their original research at the GREAT Symposium. Students and postdoctoral fellows compete for travel grants to present their research at national scientific meetings.

All current Graduate College students and those graduating in the 2015-16 academic year are eligible to partipate.  In order to redeem GREAT travel award winnings, individuals who have graduated must present proof that they will be presenting the research conducted while a student at the OUHSC and not previously presented at GREAT. Graduates in a postdoctoral position must participate in the postdoctoral fellow competition.

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Our Occupational and Physical Therapy students have been busy at the Oklahoma Methodist Manor facilitating fitness testing to help seniors enjoy an active lifestyle. 

Watch to learn more!

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