Occupational Therapy Program
Trustees approve promotions and tenure for four USM faculty members
The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved tenure this Spring for two University of Southern Maine faculty members, Susan Noyes, Ph.D. and Leroy Rowe, Ph.D. This past Fall, trustees approved tenure for two other faculty members, Lin Lin, Ph.D. and Daniel Jenkins, Ph.D. All four are have been promoted to the rank of associate professor.
Sun Journal features student-run Community Clinic at Lewiston campus
A new feature story in the Sun Journal examines the just-opened community clinic at USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College. Reporter Kathryn Skelton talked with the mom of a child at the clinic, some of the Master’s in Occupational Therapy students who run the facility and Mary Anderson, the clinic's coordinator and a lecturer in the MOT program.
Check out the new SOTA Board Members!
The USM MOT SOTA Board for the 2018-2019 year has been announced, check out who the new members are!
MOT Student Accepted to Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy
MOT student Melinda Blais was selected as a participant in the Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy at the University of Kansas Medical Center in June 2018.
USM's Lewiston-Auburn College cuts ribbon on new Occupational Therapy clinic
The University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College celebrated on March 9 the opening of a new community clinic, offering free occupational therapy care to a variety of patients.
Replay, "The USM Update," March 5, 2018
In the March 2018 episode of the University's popular television show, USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from the USM Master's in Occupational Therapy program, the USM Computer Science Department and the growing Tourism and Hospitality program to discuss the many workforce initiatives taking place across the University.
USM's new Occupational Therapy clinic: Learning by helping
Working with Lewiston-area physicians and therapists, the new USM-LAC Community Clinic will offer specialized therapy to people who either have no insurance or have exhausted their benefits. It is already giving occupational therapy students authentic, real-world experience in the field while still being guided by faculty.
First Year Student Interview
Two first year full-time USM MOT students participated in an interview and discussed how being an Occupational Therapy student is going so far!
Occupational therapy: Changing lives
USM’s Master of Occupational Therapy program is growing to meet the demands of the marketplace.
USM represents Maine in health legislation talks
Three individuals with USM's Master's of Occupational Therapy program discussed healthcare legislation at an American Occupational Therapy Association's conference in Washington D.C.