UNM Health Sciences Center Occupational Therapy Faculty Receive Honors

Patricia Burtner, Ph.D, OTR/L was recognized as a Fellow in the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) for her contributions to Practice, Research and Education in Pediatric Occupational Therapy. Of the more than 100,000 occupational therapists practicing in the United States, only about 700 therapists have received this high honor. Burtner is an Assistant Professor in the UNM Occupational Therapy Graduate Program.

Tina C. McNulty, MS, OTR/L recently received the Cordelia Meyers Writers Award from the American Occupational Therapy Association in Miami Beach, Florida. Only one national award is given each year to recognize the best article by a first time author to the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. McNulty's article, "Validity of Using the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills to Estimate Overall Home Safety in Persons with Psychiatric Conditions was published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy ovember/December/2001 issue.
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