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Congratulations to our 2021 Award Recipients!

Every year, the American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) bestows awards and honors to individuals that contribute time, energy, and support to the fulfillment of the AOTF mission- advancing the science of occupational therapy. The awards are presented annually at the AOTA/AOTF Awards Ceremony during the AOTA Annual Conference, this year it's April 26.

ACADEMY OF RESEARCH 
Kathleen Doyle Lyons, ScD, OTR/L, Dartmouth, Lebanon, New Hampshire 
Shawn C. Roll, PhD, OTR/L, RMSKS, FAOTA, FAIUM, University of Southern California Los Angeles, California 

AOTF EARLY CAREER RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARD
Chih-Ying "Cynthia" Li, PhD, OTR/L, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas

AOTF MID-CAREER RESEARCH EXCELLENCE AWARD
Jessica Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

FRED SAMMONS VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION AWARD
Patricia Booth, MAT, Chicago, Illinois

AOTF A. JEAN AYRES AWARD
Leah Stein Duker, PhD, OTR/L, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California  
Scott D. Tomchek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

AOTF VIRGINIA SCARDINA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Aimee Piller, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, Piller Child Development, LLC, Phoenix, Arizona

AOTF MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD 
Tara C. Alexander, OTR/L, CPC, North Texas Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 
Roger I. Ideishi, JD, OT/L, FAOTA, George Washington University, Washington, DC 
Mary C. Lawlor, ScD, OTR/L, FAOTA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

AOTF LEADERSHIP SERVICE COMMENDATION
Wendy J. Coster, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
M. Pollie Price, PhD, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

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