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A to Z to Focus on Music Therapy

February 27, 2008

ST. LOUIS — The next Symphony A to Z class, co-sponsored by the Saint Louis Symphony and Maryville University, will feature Cynthia Briggs, Psy.D., MT-BC, assistant professor and director of music therapy at Maryville, who will discuss “Current Trends in Music Therapy.” The class will be held at 7 p.m., Monday, March 10, in the […]

Think Tank Invites von der Heyde

February 18, 2008

ST. LOUIS — Think tanks often are associated with military or government policy matters. But a renowned group of hand therapists has formed their own think tank and they have asked Rebecca von der Heyde, OTR/L, CHT, an assistant professor of occupational therapy at Maryville University, to join them for a two-day summit later this […]

Bertolino’s Book To Get Third Translation

February 18, 2008

ST. LOUIS – While writing The Therapist’s Notebook for Families: Solution-Oriented Exercises for Working with Parents, Children, and Adolescents, Bob Bertolino, Ph.D., assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling at Maryville University, never imagined the possibility of his book being published in three different languages. In addition to English and Korean, Bertolino’s book soon will be published […]

OT Study Question: Teens Ready for Adulthood?

November 13, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Most teenagers clamor to be treated as adults but are they ready for adult responsibilities? A group of Maryville University researchers hopes to find a scientific answer to that question. Regardless of the answer, however, the research team, comprised of Ashlyn Cunningham, assistant professor of occupational therapy, and graduate students Tricia Stelzer, […]

OT Students Lending Hands to Elderly

November 9, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Maryville University occupational therapy students are gaining valuable professional expertise in caring for individuals of all ages through community involvement. As part of their Occupational Therapy Evaluation class, fourth-year students will visit the homes of elderly persons November 12-14 to complete home safety assessments. Ashlyn Cunningham, assistant professor of occupational therapy at […]

Gulas Wins State Physical Therapy Award

October 19, 2007

Recently in Minnesota, Charles Gulas, Ph.D., PT, dean of Maryville University’s School of Health Professions, presented an award as part of his duties with the American Physical Therapy Association. On Oct. 12, back home in St. Louis, Gulas was on the receiving end as he was presented the Missouri Physical Therapy Association Eastern District’s Helen […]

Maryville University Students Going To Guatemala

October 12, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Claire Ontiveros and Jenn Stenger traveled different roads to get into Maryville University’s occupational therapy program. But now as seniors, the two women will journey together to Guatemala for 10 days as they accompany Rebecca von der Heyde, OTR/L, CHT, an assistant professor of occupational therapy at Maryville, on a medical mission. […]

Physical Therapists Expanding Their Scope

October 5, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Long thought of as solely treating patients recovering from illness or injury, physical therapists across the United States and their governing body, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), are placing a greater emphasis on health and wellness. Maryville University’s Physical Therapy program has recognized this trend and is including in its course […]

Music Therapy Feted For Involvement

October 1, 2007

ST. LOUIS — Maryville University’s Music Therapy program has received a professional service award from the Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments, in appreciation for the program’s “commitment and support to the children and families served” by the Center. The award was received by Cynthia Briggs, Psy.D., director of Maryville’s music therapy program, […]

OT Graduates Garner Awards

July 17, 2007

Maryville University’s Occupational Therapy program recently held its 2007 awards ceremony, presenting awards to three students, all members of the Class of 2007 with master’s of science degrees in occupational therapy. Standing with Paula Bohr, Ph.D., OT, director of the University’s OT program (far left), are award recipients, left to right: Veronica Vaughn of O’Fallon, […]


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