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 U.S. News Best Jobs Rankings- #17 Occupational Therapist


Find out more about the average occupational therapist salary and learn where the best-paying metropolitan areas are for an occupational therapist across the country.  More information can be found at U.S. News.

NAU's Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program Earns Accreditation


Northern Arizona University's Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program has received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education for seven years, the longest term possible.  For more information on this story visit NAU News.

Multi-disciplinary Healthcare Approach Benefits NAU's OT Students


Occupational therapy students at Northern Arizona University's Phoenix Biomedical Campus are learning from their peers and volunteer community health mentors in a new innovative program.  For more information on this story visit NAU News.

Regents Approve NAU's Tuition, Fee Proposal 

President Rita Cheng said the 2016-17 tuition fee proposal reflects the need to balance state support with accessibility and affordability, while staying true to the university's mission.  For more information on this story visit NAU News.

NAU Expands Student Population on Phoenix Biomedical Campus

Northern Arizona University's satellite student population in Downtown Phoenix increased by 430 percent in four years.  For more information on NAU's impact on downtown Phoenix visit Downtown Phoenix Inc.

Threat of cytomegalovirus far outweighs Zika risk  

Amy Armstrong-Heimsoth, assistant clinical professor of occupational therapy, began researching CMV after discovering healthcare workers abandoned patients who had the virus, a trend she hopes to reduce through an awareness campaign. While CMV can be deadly for some, its risk can be mitigated by taking precautions and understanding transmission of the virus.  For more information on her work visit NAU News.

First Annual Disability Mentor Lectureship

In recognition of October being Disability Heritage Month the Department of Occupational Therapy is hosting its First Annual Disability Mentor Lectureship presented by honored guest speaker Seargeant First Class Cory Jacob Remsburg (retired).  To learn more about SFC Remsburg please click here to read his biographical sketch from the 75th Ranger Regiment.