Participate in the 2022 St. Catherine Challenge!

SCC Pledge
  • Gifts to the Challenge directly support new OT research.
  • Earn prizes and national recognition at the AOTA Annual Conference.
  • Support AOTF grants that are essential first-round funding necessary to collect and analyze data, publish findings, apply for larger grants, and conduct future studies.
  • Improve delivery of quality care by supporting evidence-based practice.

Cheryl Strickland, OTR/L


Ms. Strickland has over 36 years of healthcare and rehabilitation experience mostly in operations and marketing in the long-term care but she also spent her early years in the mental health field in both clinical and management positions. All of her experiences prepared her for founding Choice Rehabilitation in January 2017, a contract therapy company based in St. Louis, Missouri. Within its first two years, Choice grew to provide therapy services in four states at over 100 facilities and it employs over 800 therapists including occupational therapists and assistants, physical therapists and assistants, and speech therapists. Ms. Strickland's passion for the occupational therapy has inspired active membership in both national and state OT organizations. She has been an active advisory board member for several OT programs including currently for the St. Louis Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. Her hobbies include...