Dallas Digest, 4-3-19

  • Congratulations to William Sit (occupational therapy) on earning his Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation from AOTA (the American Occupational Therapy Association). The BCPR demonstrates excellence in knowledge, critical and ethical reasoning and interpersonal and performance skills in this area of practice.
  • Noralyn Pickens (occupational therapy), along with Ph.D. alumna Vanessa Jewell and former librarian Shelly Burns, published “Occupational Therapy Interventions in Skilled Nursing Facilities: A Scoping Review” in the Annals of International Occupational Therapy, 2(2):79-90.
  • The Dallas Graduate Nursing Clinical Showcase, held March 26 in the TWU Dallas Center lobby, proved to be a great venue for faculty, staff and community members and others to see these students’ scholarly projects. A total of 96 graduate nursing students presented posters at the event, which also included a noon lecture program.
  • Faculty and staff will have the opportunity to view second-semester occupational therapy students’ research during the Student Scholar Symposium. Poster presentations based on students’ class work will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 in the first-floor lobby.