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TWU School of Occupational Therapy to highlight student research
during 17th annual Celebration of Scholarship
The Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational
Therapy student honor society, Pi Theta Epsilon-Dallas Chapter,
will host its 17th annual Celebration of Scholarship from
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 3.
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.
$50 prior to March 24 and $65 after that date. Student admission
is free, but registration is required. Those who attend the
conference will have the opportunity to earn 6.5 continuing
education credit hours. For more information, call (214) 706-2350
or visit www.twu.edu/ot/COS/index.htm.
Dunn, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA, professor and chair of the Department
of Occupational Therapy at the University of Kansas Medical
Center, is the invited scholar for the conference. Her lecture
“The Evidence is in and there is SENSATIONAL News!”
will showcase the latest research on sensory processing and
what this means for occupational therapy practitioners and
Dr. Dunn is the
author of “Living Sensationally: Understanding Your
Senses,” which has been featured in major magazines
and newspapers such as TIME, The London Times and Cosmopolitan.
Dr. Dunn also has written other books and numerous journal
articles in the area of sensory processing and sensory integration
in children and adults with disabilities.
Dr. Dunn is a member
of the steering committee and directs the Somatosensory section
of the National Institutes of Health Toolbox on Neurobehavioral
Health. She has received the Award of Merit from the American
Occupational Therapy Association (AOPTA), is an AOTA Fellow
and is a member of the AOTA Academy of Research.
She received her
bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University
of Missouri and her doctorate in neurosciences from the University
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