Tag: Occupational Therapy


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Master of Occupational Therapy Student Called to Serve

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Ellen Bermudez, a second-year Master of Occupational Therapy student, always knew she wanted to work with people. Fresh out of college with a degree in religion, her desire to serve and travel led her to AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) in Nashville, and eventually to Nicaragua. “Through connections, I ended up in Nicaragua,”… Read More


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OT Students Host Second-Annual Art Auction Fund-Raiser for Therapy Center

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For the second consecutive year, Occupational Therapy students at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will host a community art auction to raise funds for the UTHSC Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center, the only pro bono occupational therapy clinic in the area. The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center Art Show and Auction is set… Read More


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Occupational Therapy Department at UTHSC to Award Posthumous Degree to Student Who Died in 2015

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In life, Rachel Kay Stevens wanted to help children as an occupational therapist. After her death, her teachers and classmates are ensuring her wish is fulfilled. Stevens, who died in January 2015 shortly after starting occupational therapy training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will receive a posthumous OT degree from the… Read More


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OT Student Chairs Upcoming Art Show to Benefit Therapy Center Named in Memory of Friend Who Died

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For second-year Occupational Therapy student Shani Henley, an upcoming art show fundraiser at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has a special meaning. The show, May 9, will raise money for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center at UTHSC, a student-run, pro bono, pediatric occupational therapy center founded in 2016 in memory of… Read More


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Pro Bono Pediatric Occupational Therapy Center to Open at UTHSC in Memory of OT Student Who Died in 2015

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Rachel Kay Stevens had just started Occupational Therapy school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center when she died in her sleep in January 2015 at age 21. Her parents, Randy and Katrina Stevens of Batesville, Arkansas, wanted to honor her memory, and approached her instructors about starting a scholarship in their daughter’s name.… Read More