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Holiday closures

Please note that the department’s administrative offices will be closed over the winter holidays from December 24 until January 4. We will respond to any inquiries as soon as possible once we return. Wishing you all happy holidays and the very best for a relaxing, festive break, and we look forward to seeing everyone again […]

Donna Drynan receives Alumni Achievement Award

Associate Professor of Teaching, Academic Fieldwork Coordinator and Associate Head Donna Drynan has been recognized by the University of Toronto with a 2021 Occupational Therapy Alumni Achievement Award. The selection committee was particularly impressed with the extent of Donna’s leadership, not only for her key roles in our department, but also in recognition for her […]

Announcing DCD-14 (July 6-9)

We are pleased to be hosting the 14th International Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD) Conference. The conference will take place July 6-9, and the theme for 2022 is DCD in the Real World, grouped into the following streams: It has been 20 years since Canada hosted the International DCD Conference in Banff, Alberta. We are very […]

Clinical Instructor Minnie Teng awarded grant for artificial intelligence healthcare project

We are delighted to see that Minnie Teng has been awarded a Compassion and Artificial Intelligence Grant from AMS Healthcare for her work on “Optimizing interactions between humans and artificial intelligence when administering remote cognitive assessments”. Her team is collaborating with people with disabilities to pilot remote assessments to evaluate how the design of human-computer-environment […]

UBC Health: Donna Drynan’s role as Director of Education

UBC Health UBC Health works under the Office of the Vice-President, Health to help address complex challenges affecting the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities, and societies. The initiative facilitates collaborations across disciplines and faculties at the UBC Vancouver and Okanagan campuses, as well as with communities, institutions, and government organizations to improve the ways […]

Meet our new faculty members

With the expansion of our Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program and the ongoing need to increase our teaching staff, we are delighted to welcome three new Assistant Professors of Teaching to the faculty team. Jay MacDonald Elly Park Elisha Williams Jay joins the department in Vancouver, whilst Elly and Elisha are working in Prince […]