The demand for occupational therapy grows every day; demand for OT services, demand for OT professionals, and demand for OT evidence.
To meet this demand, AOTF is committed to advancing the science of OT, supporting research that addresses areas of critical need to the profession and increasing the future resarch workforce.
Now, the Dr. Gary Kielhofner Doctoral Scholarship in Occupational Therapy will assist emerging OT scientists obtain their degrees. This scholarship, the first of its kind, will provide an excelent opportunity to grow the resaerch workforce andhelp meet the demands on OTs to deliver quality care.
Dr. Gary Kielhofner, DrPH, OTR, FAOTA, was one of the most influential and transformational figures in occupational therapy. Central to Gary's devotion to the science of OT was the development of new research talent.
AOTF is pleased to honor Gary's life and legacy with this special scholarship.
Please make a gift to help us support the future of OT, strengthen evidence-based practice and improve the quality of care. Your generosity will secure this scholarship for generations of OTs.
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Learn about the Kielhofner Scholarship
Campaign deadline: September 30, 2020.
Congratulations to the 2020 Kielhofner Scholarship recipient: Dominique Como, University of Southern California Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Exploring the Occupation of Oral Health in African American Families