O.T. Graduate Student Selected to Summer Institute for Future Scientists

by Tam Humbert, DEd, OTR/L

Morgan Smith, MS Class of 2019

Morgan Smith, MS Class of 2019

The Occupational Therapy Department is pleased to announce that Morgan Smith, current graduate student, was selected to attend the AOTA/AOTF Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy. The Summer Institute and Summit of Scholars is in June 2019 at the Medical University of South Carolina.  The Summer Institute “recognizes and develops students who have shown dedication to research in the profession and are interested in making significant contributions as scientists in the field.”

The competitive application process is a national search open to occupational therapy students with an interest and passion in pursuing ongoing research; selected individuals receive scholarships to attend the institute. Congratulations, Morgan, on this prestigious accomplishment!

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About Debbie Waltermire

As an Assistant Professor in the O.T. Department, I have taught courses in Group Process, OT Administration/Management & Supervision, and Psychosocial Interventions. My clinical background is in adult psychiatry, esp. schizophrenia. My research includes sensory processing in schizophrenia and sensory factors in vocational environments, and the impact of congenital heart defects on occupational performance in children and adolescents/young adults. Family centered care, health care policy, and public health are also within the realm of my professional work.

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