In accordance with the Process to Reopen Pennsylvania, we have resumed limited university operations effective June 8, 2020.
CPPD intends to use virtual communication to maintain the structure of their current schedule.
Many legacy graduates like Emily Mittelman, MSOT ‘20, and Jonathan Fabriziani, OD ‘20, have longtime connections to Salus University. When the time came for them to choose a graduate school, Mittelman and Dr. Fabriziani were drawn to the storied and steadfast experiences of their preceding generations from the Salus community.
Salus University’s 120th commencement was Friday, May 22, and was the University’s first-ever virtual ceremony, an event forced online because of the COVID-19 pandemic that has closed the campus and all big events throughout the state since mid-March.
Alta Fried, MSOT ‘14, graduated with her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy.
She not only went on to complete her fellowship training at the Philadelphia Hand and
Shoulder Center, but she has also dedicated more than 4,000 hours in hand therapy to
become a Certified Hand Therapist.
The recent COVID-19 pandemic has created an influx in telehealth services both locally and nationally. And, since Salus has a history of being at the forefront of health service delivery and technology, it’s no surprise the University’s Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) and Occupational Therapy (OT) programs are on the front lines – virtually.
What’s it like being an occupational therapist (OT) on the front lines, battling the COVID-19 pandemic day in and day out? Katelyn McCaw, MSOT ’16.