Awards

OTR with Cardiopulmonary Specialization Guides Care and Rehab Interventions for Patients With COVID-19

2021-10-14T11:24:17-04:00October 14th, 2021|

As the COVID-19 pandemic spread, Dr. Jamie Wilcox pioneered programs and services that focused on guiding patients through their health challenges throughout the continuum of care, from hospitalization to rehabilitation to the return home.

An OTR With Specialization in Hand Trauma Prioritizes Mental Health With Clinical Care Protocols to Ensure Treatment of the Whole Person

2021-10-14T11:23:28-04:00October 14th, 2021|

Dr. Jennifer Dodson is an OTR specializing in the care of individuals undergoing serious hand injuries following complex major trauma. Her clients value her therapeutic use of self, coaching, and wellness approaches that uniquely address their needs.

An OTR’s Interventions Fill a Significant and Vital Gap in Primary Health Care for the Most Vulnerable Clients

2021-09-21T12:04:31-04:00September 13th, 2021|

Dr. Vanessa Dazio, an OTR at the CARES Claude Pepper Senior Health Clinic, developed and expanded the clinic’s first occupational therapy program as a way for the clinic to fill a gap in primary care.

OTR Helps Elevate the Importance of Occupational Therapy While Promoting a High Level of Competency Among Therapists

2021-04-05T15:54:08-04:00April 2nd, 2021|

OTR Kelsey Watters is the clinical practice leader for occupational therapy and a senior occupational therapist at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Through her leadership and mentorship, Kelsey has an impact not only with her direct clients, but also with clients receiving services from OTs across the organization.

Early Vocational Skills Program Is a Key to Job Success for Elementary-School Students With Special Needs

2021-04-05T15:53:46-04:00April 2nd, 2021|

For students with special needs, entering the workforce can present new challenges and add anxiety and uncertainty to their lives. Thanks to Deborah Schwind, an innovative OTR working for Loudoun County Public Schools, students are introduced to vocational skills early in their education and use school routines to build transition skills, leading to more positive outcomes upon graduation.

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