Occupational Therapy Research Symposium

Friday, April 19
Presentations 2 – 4 p.m.
Reception to follow

College of Allied Health Sciences Health Sciences Building
Room G01
3225 Eden Ave.
Cincinnati, OH

You’re invited to the Occupational Therapy Research Symposium. Join us to hear student presentations and earn 2 CEUs followed by a reception with light refreshments.


A Comparison of Caregiver and Child Satisfaction of Thumb Orthoses vs. Kinesiology Tape in Improving Functional Performance in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Presented by Kristina Granata OTS, Renee Niederhausen OTS, Drew Ridenour OTS, Maggie Zappia OTS, and Jenny Dorch PhD, OTR/L (Mentor)

Are Social Participation Activities Impaired by Those Who Experience Cancer-Related Fatigue?
Presented by Sarah Craft OTS, Brooke McCalla OTS, Amanda Pearson OTS, Anne Reed OTS, Eli Steele OTS, Morgan Steinke OTS, and Anne Fleischer PhD, MPH, OTR/L (Mentor)

The Impact Roles Have on Young Adults and the Potential Factor of Gender Identity
Presented by Kasey Buchanan OTS, Lauren Durstock OTS, Hailey Portmann OTS, Beth Schweinberg OTS, and Anne Fleischer PhD, MPH, OTR/L (Mentor)

Outcomes and Caregiver Experiences After a Multidisciplinary Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) Clinic for Pediatric Diagnosis
Presented by Anna Cristo OTS, Sierra Jones OTS, Alyssa Moore OTS, Kylie Shetler OTS, and Karen Harpster PhD, OTR/L (Mentor)

Virtual Reality as an Intervention to Promote Participation in Daily Living Skills in Children with Autism
Presented by Hannah Bundy OTS, Cecilia Feldman OTS, Sadie Garner OTS, Paige Rieman OTS, Sydni Schramm OTS, Anne Marie Sherlock OTS, and Vicki McQuiddy PhD, MHS, OTR/L (Mentor)

Comparing Sense of Belonging of Under-Represented Minority Students to Their Peers in an Allied Health College
Presented by Alyssa Centnarowicz OTS, Taylor Daignault OTS, Danielle Downs OTS, Hallie Foy OTS, Sydney Leary OTS, Allison Simpson OTS, and Valerie Miller PhD, MS, OTR/L (Mentor)

Headshot of Anna Gormley, Bus '17

Anna Gormley, Bus '17

Program Director, Alumni Engagement, College of Allied Health Sciences & James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy