Student Research Presented at AOTA Annual Conference

On Saturday, May 14, 2005 graduates from Ithaca College's Occupational Therapy program presented posters at the American Occupational Therapy Association's Annual Conference in Long Beach, California highlighting the results of their graduate research projects and theses.

Heather Fusswinkel, Kristin Peters, Heather Meyer, and Kristin Peters presented the results of their group research project entitled Leisure Participation in Adolescents with and without Physical Disabilities: A Time Use Study. Dr. Carole Dennis, Sc.D. served as the faculty advisor for the project.

Students who presented posters based on their individual thesis topics were:
Rebecca Wurm "Spirituality and Occupational Therapy"
Scott McNeil "Who wants to be an Occupational Therapist?"
Jen Iglthaler "Adolescents in Caregiving Homes"
Kris Lowenwirth "Sexual Dysfunction Post-Stroke"
Alisha Picarsic "Level II Fieldwork Educator's Familiarity, Knowledge, Comprehension, Utilization, and Value of Evidence-Based Research"
Lauren Roth "Client-centered Evaluation in American Occupational Therapy"