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Jennifer White recognized for innovative occupational therapy practice

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Occupational Therapy Assistant Professor Jennifer White (SHRS ’18G) in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences was granted the 2022 Emerging and Innovative Practice Award by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

White is one of two recipients of this year’s award, which recognizes clinicians, educators and researchers who have developed new and innovative therapy practices to serve the needs of their clients. She was recognized for her efforts to improve occupational therapy outcomes for vulnerable populations in the region, as well as her educational work, making use of innovative teaching to address racial and gender bias in medicine.

The award was granted at the association’s annual conference in April.