Here's a quick skim of news and events you may have missed over the last two weeks.
As of July 1, Caitlyn Foy, DOT, MOTR/L, took on her new role as director of the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program (OTD). Prior to this new role, she was under the mentorship of Fern Silverman, EdD, OTR/L, as the assistant director as they worked together to promote, develop, and direct the OTD program.
Kathleen M. Youse, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS, director of the University’s Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) program, was recently elected as the next president of the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS).
Recently faculty and students from the Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), Occupational Therapy (OT), and Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) programs from the University’s College of Education and Rehabilitation (CER) participated in an Interprofessional Education (IPE) workshop.
On Thursday, July 12, Sister Lisa Ann Lettiere, IHM, Med ’00, TVI, COMS was honored as the Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) Alumnus of the Year. The reception was held in the Hafter Student Community Center on the University’s Elkins Park campus.