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TWU School of Occupational Therapy to highlight student research during 15th annual Celebration of Scholarship


DALLAS — The Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational Therapy student honor society, Pi Theta Epsilon-Dallas Chapter, will host its 15th annual Celebration of Scholarship from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 30. The event, which showcases student research, will take place in the auditorium of the School of Occupational Therapy on TWU’s Presbyterian campus, 8194 Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas.

Registration is $30 prior to March 23 and $40 after that date. Student admission is free, but registration is required. Those who attend the conference will have the opportunity to earn 6 continuing education credit hours. For more information, call (214) 706-2350 or visit www.twu.edu/ot/COS/index.htm.

Dr. M. Carolyn Baum, Elias Michael Director and Professor in the Program of Occupational Therapy and Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is the invited scholar for the conference. Her lecture, titled “Fostering Participation in Persons with Stroke: A Critical Role for Occupational Therapists,” will highlight occupational therapy’s role in participation using the framework of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Function (ICF). Dr. Baum will conclude her presentation by proposing a rehabilitation model of service that highlights occupational therapy’s contribution to health, participation and well-being.

Dr. Baum currently serves as president of the American Occupational Therapy Association and is on the Executive Board for The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis. She earned her bachelor of science degree in occupational therapy at the University of Kansas in Lawrence and her master of arts degree in health management at Webster University in St. Louis. She also holds a doctorate in social work with a concentration in social policy and aging from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis.


For Further Information Contact:

Karen Garcia
Senior Copywriter
Tel: (940) 898-3456
e-mail: kgarcia@twu.edu

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