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TWU School of Occupational Therapy to highlight student research during 18th annual Celebration of Scholarship April 16


DALLAS — The Texas Woman’s University School of Occupational Therapy student honor society, Pi Theta Epsilon-Dallas Chapter, will host its 18th annual Celebration of Scholarship from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 16.

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 $50 prior to April 2 and $65 after that date. Student admission is free, but registration is required. Those who attend the conference will have the opportunity to earn 6.3 continuing education credit hours. For more information, call (214) 706-2350, email or visit

Renee Taylor, Ph.D., professor of occupational therapy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, is the invited scholar for the conference. She will present on a major area of her research, “Therapeutic Use of Self.”

Dr. Taylor’s areas of expertise include therapeutic use of self in occupational therapy practice, mental health interventions with a wide range of populations, occupational consequences and intervention strategies with persons who have chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and other complicated biopsychosocial syndromes.

Dr. Taylor received her bachelor’s in psychology from Northwestern University and her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical-community psychology from De Paul University.


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Amanda Simpson
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