The following awards are given yearly to occupational therapy graduates:
Occupational Therapy Faculty Award
Granted to an occupational therapy graduate who has demonstrated a balance of scholarship, humanitarianism, integrity and professional commitment throughout his or her academic endeavors.
Joseph A. Thomas Award for Clinical Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation
Granted to an occupational therapy graduate who demonstrates clinical excellence, patience and interest in stroke rehabilitation.
Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) Award for Professionalism
Granted to an occupational therapy graduate who has demonstrated the seven core values and attitudes of OT practice throughout his or her academic endeavors.
Jonathan Luke Darnall Award for Clinical Excellence in Pediatrics
Granted to an occupational therapy graduate who demonstrates clinical excellence and interest in pediatric practice.
College of Health Sciences Dean's Award for Academic Excellence
Past award winners are listed in the table below:
||OT Faculty Award
||Joseph A. Thomas Award for Clinical Excellence
||SOTA Professionalism Award
||Jonathan Luke Darnall Award of Excellence in Pediatrics
||Katherine Elizabeth Bink
||Erin Marie Frank
||Emily Catherine Puerling
||Margaret Alexander and Sarah Novak
||Terrell Chaney and Lee Ann Ferguson
||Gina LoCoco and Kaitlin Roche
||Lauren Farmer, Anne Janota, Jennifer Manabat and Marisa Mejia
Photo Caption: Dr. Shelledy with the 2013 Dean's award recipients.