OT to sponsor "Novel Approaches in Occupational Therapy Practice" symposium
The Department of Occupational Therapy will sponsor the annual symposium entitled "Novel Approaches in Occupational Therapy Practice" Thursday, May 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the East Carolina Heart Institute. The symposium provides an opportunity for occupational therapy practitioners, students, consumers of occupational therapy services, and other human service providers to gather ideas and information on current and future practice trends and professional issues in occupational therapy. Graduate occupational therapy students are given the opportunity to present the results of their graduate research and innovative service delivery projects. Click here for more information.
| | Doctoral Students’ Poster Awarded
Doctoral students in the Department of Physical Therapy, Danielle Mckinnis and Rachel L. Webb were awarded for their poster “Body Mass and Motor Skill Performance in Children 7-10 Years” as part of ECU’s Research & Creative Achievement Week. The students were mentored by faculty member Dr. Amy Gross McMillan.
| | HIIM Student featured on Graduate School website
Deepa Padmanabhan, a Master of Science in Health Informatics and Information Management student, is featured on the Graduate School’s website! Click here to view Deepa’s profile page and be sure to click on the Day in the Life and Gallery tabs to learn more about her and her studies!
| | Amini Receives Highest Honor from National American Occupational Therapy Association
Debbie Amini, EdD, OTR/L, CHT, FAOTA from the Department of Occupational Therapy received the Roster of Fellows from the National American Occupational Therapy Association. This award is one of the highest awards given by the Association and she joins an elite group of therapists who are recognized for their contributions to the Association. Dr. Amini was also awarded a 2014 AOTA Service Commendation for her work as Chairperson of the AOTA Commission on Practice from 2011-2014 and as a member of the Representative Assembly from 2011-2014.
| | HSIM Students Inducted to Upsilon Phi Delta
The Department of Health Services & Information Management inducted eight total members into Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society. To be inducted into Upsilon Phi Delta, students' GPA must fall in the top 10% of their class. The eight students inducted were Elizabeth Baldwin, Ashley Braxton, Michele Clark, Catherine Guy, Jasmine Harris, Ashley Lackey, Macy Pierce and Neteisha Barrett Stuckey. You can view photos from the induction by clicking here.
| | Navigate Counseling Clinic & Operation Re-entry North Carolina: R&R’s Spring Exposition
Navigate & ORNC: R & R will host a Spring Exposition April 23 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in rooms 4355 and 4410 in the Health Sciences Building. The exposition will feature a tour and a demonstration of the clinics’ innovative technologies with light refreshments as well. Click here for more information.
Student Achievement Award presented to CSDI Student
CSDI student Lakshmi Kollara-Sunil was presented with the Student Achievement Award by the North Carolina Speech-Hearing and Language Association and given a scholarship for $1,000 sponsored by LinguiSystems. The recognition is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and merit. In addition, the Linguisystems award requires the student to show evidence of research productivity and consistent service to the professions of audiology or speech-language pathology. Congratulations to Lakshmi Kollara-Sunil!
S.A.R.A. holds Service Campaign Raffle
The Student Addictions and Rehabilitation Association will present the 1st Annual Spring Service Campaign Raffle with the drawing taking place on May 1, 2014. All donations will benefit our community members who utilize the Navigate Counseling Clinic and the Pregnancy and Recovery Clinic. Read more here.