Advancing the Science of OT


Participate in the 2023 St. Catherine Challenge!

St Catherine Challenge Participate


OT Schools:

  • Improve delivery of quality care by supporting evidence-based practice.
  • Earn prizes and national recognition for your school 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.

Submit your interest in participating now and we'll get your team set up for success with a kick-off meeting and toolkit in early September!


Susan Magasi, PhD, MS, BScOT


Susan Magasi, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Departments of Occupational Therapy and Disability Studies. Her scholarship focuses on healthcare justice for people with disabilities (including access, quality and outcomes).  She is passionate about evidence-informed practice, knowledge translation and mentoring.