OT Graduate Brings Home the Gold in Sochi
The Department wishes to congratulate Heather and Kaillie on their repeat Olympic gold medal performance. The champions won by a tenth of a second -- a close finish that had Moyse and Humphries watching the final race by their U.S. rivals on a monitor, erupting into screams and cheers when it was clear the Americans had lost. Read More
In Memoriam: BARBARA JANE WORTH BSc (OT), OT Reg.(Ont.) 1952- 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Barbara Jane Worth. Barbara was an esteemed alumna, who had a very distinguished career and contributed significantly to the regulation of OT in Ontario. Read More
2013 Research Symposium
(left to right) Dr. Peter Lewis, Associate Vice-President Research and Innovation; Dr. Susan Rappolt, Chair, Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy; Dr. Angela Colantonio, CIHR Chair in Gender, Work, and Health; Dr. Joy Johnson, Scientific Director, CIHR Institute of Gender and Health; and The Honourable Michael Wilson, Chancellor, University of Toronto Read more...
Suzanne Breton and Sherna Marcus' Book Published
Congratulations to our status faculty, Suzanne Breton (left) and Sherna Marcus (University of Toronto graduate) on the recent publication of their book, Infant and Child Feeding and Swallowing: Occupational Therapy Assessment and Intervention. Drawing on decades of clinical experience and current evidence, this text provides practical strategies to assess and address complex feeding and swallowing problems in infants and children. It is available at Amazon
Class of 2013 Valedictorian
Amie Tsang inspired her classmates and their family and friends along with faculty (in background) at the annual Convocation Awards Ceremony on November 13 2013.
The proud and happy graduates of the class of 2013 in Victoria College preceding their Convocation Ceremony on November 13, 2013. We wish you all a happy future with great accomplishments!
Concussion Research Centre Launch
Congratulations to Dr. Nick Reed (left, Clinician Scientist and Occupational Therapist) and Dr. Michelle Keightley (Senior Clinician Scientist) who launched the Concussion Research Centre at Holland Bloorview on October 29, 2013 - a new Toronto clinic that focuses on youth concussions.
Valedictorian for the 2012 graduating class, Ana Talag, inspires her classmates and their family and friends along with faculty (in background).
The proud and happy graduates of the class of 2012 in Victoria College preceding their Convocation Ceremony.
2012 Convocation Awards
Faculty and staff at the 2012 Convocation Awards event
2013 Excellence in Teaching Award
OT Chair Susan Rappolt (left) presents 2013 Excellence in Teaching Award to Sylvia Davidson (right).
Student OTs at the University of Toronto are engaged in community involvement. On Saturday, April 14th and Saturday, April 28th, two groups of student OTs were part of ‘Build a Day with Habitat for Humanity Toronto’. They contributed to the building of six homes by taking on tasks such as cleaning up the build site, transporting materials, putting up dry wall and insulation, and scaffolding.
UofT occupational therapy graduates and sisters Jade Ryan (left, class of 2013) and Mallory Ryan (right, class of 2011), shown here with Sonia Rodriguez (Principal Ballerina at National Ballet) and Marnie Palmer-Lang (Dance Elite Studio Director), were featured on Global TV's Walk the Walk on October 19, 2013, showcasing their Danceability program for children of all abilities.