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Holidays and Traditions


Abe Saffer, an AOTA lobbyist, has successfully gotten bipartisan support for H.R. 3637, a bill to amend Title 7 of the Public Health Service Act to increase diversity in allied health professions. The bill is also supported by Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Rep. Cathy...

January 23, 2019

On December 18th and 20th, 2018, members of the SUNY Downstate Medical Center COTAD Chapter coordinated a holiday toy drive. The event COTAD Chapter leaders and students from the Occupational Therapy Classes of 2018, 2019 and 2020. Over two days, students wrapped and d...

October 13, 2017

Diverse-OT Executive Board (L-R): Toni Solaru, Caitlin Rhoten, Sarah Maloney,

Brittany Lowen, Noreen Jeglum.

Occupational therapy students are doing amazing work across the country to help increase professional diversity, facilitate dialogues, and promote inclusion for p...

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COTAD’s leaders and members are busy year round spreading the word and increasing awareness of issues related to cultural humility, professionalism, a...

COTAD Around the World: Interactive Map Feature

November 7, 2018

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November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019