photo: AGEWELL

Congratulations to Alex Mihailidis

Congratulations to Alex Mihailidis, lead investigator on the $36.6.M NCE, “Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement, and Long Life”, or AGEWELL announced today by The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors). To learn more about AGEWELL.

photo: Nella Rupp and Susan Rappolt

Nella Rupp Receives Service Award

We are pleased to announce that Nella Rupp, Administrative Assistant - Clinical Education, has received the 2014 Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy Award for Excellence in Service. Read more.

photo: Katherine Stewart and Tess Fischer

Congratulations to Katherine Stewart and Tess Fischer (Class of 2014)

Katherine and Tess were awarded one of two 2014 student presentation awards from the Canadian Society of Occupational Scientists. Katherine and Tess wrote about their work in the June 2014 CJOT guest editorial.

photo: Mallory Ryan

Congratulations to Mallory Ryan (MScOT'11)

Mallory was recently awarded the 2014 Humanitarian Award by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) Alumni Association. Listen to Mallory's inspiring acceptance speech and read Mallory's story. Read more

photo: Sally Lindsay

Congratulations to Dr. Sally Lindsay

Sally Lindsay, a status Assistant Professor in the Department, was recently awarded an Early Research Award by the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation for her five-year project "Enhancing the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workforce".

photo: Rehabilitation Sciences Building

Therapy & Rehabilitation Professions Are In Demand

Research from the Council of Ontario Universities, as reported in the Globe & Mail on September 5, 2014, cites Therapy and Rehabilitation professions as having among the highest average annual salary based on 2011 graduate data. Read more..

photo: Karen Goldenberg awarded Order of Canada

Karen Goldenberg, OS&OT Alumna, Awarded Order of Canada

Karen Goldenberg, an OS&OT alumna, is named a Member of the Order of Canada - "for her role in advancing research and practice in occupational therapy, and for her leadership of social service organizations." Read more...

photo: Alim Lalani receives Staff IMPACT Award

Alim Lalani Receives Faculty of Medicine Staff IMPACT Award

We are excited and very pleased to announce that Alim Lalani, Program Manager in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, is the recipient of the 2014 Faculty of Medicine Staff IMPACT Award for Quality Improvement. Read more..

photo: Pat McKee's Retirement

OT Alumni host reception to honour Pat McKee on her retirement

OT Alumni from the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy together with faculty, staff, family and friends paid tribute to Pat McKee at a retirement reception at Hart House on June 19 2014. Read more.

photo: March of Dimes

March of Dimes Canada Invests $1.5 million to the Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy

The March of Dimes has donated $1.5 million to the Department an endowed Early Career Professorship for Research in Acquired Brain Injuries.


photo: Bonnie Kirsh

Professor Bonnie Kirsh awarded Muriel Driver Lectureship Award by CAOT

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is delighted to announce that Professor Bonnie Kirsh has been awarded the Muriel Driver Memorial Lectureship Award for 2014. Read more

photo: Archie Cooper

2014 Annual Thelma Cardwell Research Day

Dr. Archie Cooper will present the 2014 Thelma Cardwell Lecture on Wednesday June 11, 2014 in the Macleod Auditorium.