Tag: Occupational Therapy


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Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center to Host Virtual Art Show and Auction

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center will host its fourth annual Art Show and Auction October 23-25. For the first time, the art show and auction will be held online. The art show raises funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center, the only student-run, pro bono occupational therapy… Read More


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UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Offering Telehealth Services

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The UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC), a student-run, pro bono, pediatric occupational therapy clinic, is offering therapy via telehealth, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The center was founded in 2016 in memory of OT student Rachel Kay Stevens, who died suddenly after starting her training at UTHSC. The clinic serves underinsured… Read More


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OT Podcast Has Worldwide Reach

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Stephanie Lancaster, program director for the UTHSC Department of Occupational Therapy, saw a gap in the podcast world and decided to take a chance in sharing her love of occupational therapy with others by developing a podcast titled “On The Air.” To get started, Dr. Lancaster discovered tips and tricks online about how to start… Read More


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Lauren Crowder Receives Scholarship from Professional Network on Aging

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Occupational Therapy student Lauren Crowder’s love for helping older people grew from her relationship with her grandmother. “I saw firsthand the importance of skilled, caring, and trustworthy health care professionals as she aged and needed increasing support,” she said. “I quickly realized I had a passion for supporting aging individuals to continue to maintain their… Read More


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Students Host Innovation Showcase

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First-year occupational therapy students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center displayed their own creative takes on therapeutic materials and adaptive equipment during the OT Innovation Showcase today. Students used basic household materials to create products that can be used as therapeutic materials or adaptive equipment for individuals with disabilities. Held in the Madison… Read More


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OT Students Host Third-Annual Rachel Kay Stevens Art Show and Auction

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The lobby of the Madison Plaza at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was transformed into a circus-themed art gallery for the third-annual Rachel Kay Stevens Art Show and Auction Thursday. The art show raises funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center, the only student run, pro bono OT clinic in the Mid-South.… Read More


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OT Chair Anne Zachry Completes Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program at Harvard Medical School

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Early in her career as an occupational therapist, Anne Zachry, PhD, OTR/L, was involved in treating a 3-year-old patient who sustained a traumatic brain injury that resulted in the child having upper extremity weakness and persistent tremors, making even the most basic daily tasks difficult. Dr. Zachry, now chair of the Occupational Therapy Department in… Read More


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UTHSC Occupational Therapy Students Host Art Show to Benefit Pro Bono OT Clinic

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Rachel Alderton, a second-year occupational therapy student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, decided to volunteer to plan this year’s Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Art Show and Auction after an interaction with a child who had a painting at last year’s event. “Last year, I went to the art show for the… Read More