Congratulations to Dr. Patty Rigby, who has just been honoured with the 2018 Life Membership Award from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the profession of Occupational Therapy in research, practice and teaching.
Patty obtained a Diploma in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta in 1976, her MHSc from McMaster University in 1991 and her PhD in Health Sciences from Utrecht University, in the Netherlands, in 2009.
Dr. Patty Rigby Awarded 2018 CAOT Life Membership
The 2018 Thelma Cardwell Lecture and Centenary Reception on May 9 was very well attended and a great success. Dr. Heidi Cramm’s lecture "100 Years Later: How trauma continues to shape occupational therapy practice," explored the many ways in which people are exposed to trauma, and how that exposure can affect their everyday occupations and those of their families.
Prof. Helene Polatajko Awarded 2018 AOTF Leadership Service Commendation
Congratulations to Prof. Helene Polatajko for receiving a Leadership Service Commendation, recognizing her outstanding service and contributions of time, energy, and support of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. The AOTF awards were presented in April at the 2018 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo in Salt Lake City, UT.
Interested in the OT curriculum at U of T and the theoretical foundations the shape it? This brief video will tell you about the curriculum, the Professional Conceptual Framework, and the Educational Conceptual Framework.