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DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness
This state-of-the-art 30,0000-square foot education and research center is actively fulfilling its mission as a clinical training area for students as well as reaching out to underserved rural populations.
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In our Occupational Therapy program, you will have plenty of opportunities in the classroom and beyond. Below are just a few of the opportunities waiting for you as a future OT student.
Our students gain outside–the-classroom-learning experiences and bond as a team through the SFU Occupational Therapy Organization. The group participates in fundraising events such as Relay for Life and Hygiene Boxes for underprivileged in the area. The SFUOTO was awarded the Outstanding Club for 2005 - 2006!!!
Pi Theta Epsilon (PTE) was developed as a specialized honor society for occupational therapy students and alumni. This society recognizes and encourages superior scholarship among students enrolled in professional entry-level programs at accredited schools across the United States.Pi Theta Epsilon supports the practice of occupational sciences and the practice of authentic occupational therapy by promoting research and other scholarly activities by its members. Visit the Official Website of Pi Theta Epsilon.
The C.A.R.E. Clinic - C.A.R.E. stands for "community access rehabilitation for everyone". We are a student run pro-bono physical therapy clinic for underserved individuals in the rural community. Students in the physical therapy graduate program at Saint Francis University, along with guidance from professors of physical therapy, work as a team to provide individualized care for each patient.
The DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness is state-of-the art 30,000 square foot education and research center provides a clinical training area for students as well as an outreach services for under-served rural populations near the university. It houses a student health center, rehabilitation services, a human performance lab. fitness and spiritual wellness areas, and conference facilities.
The Science Center flagship facility was completed in Fall 2013, and provides state-of-the art classrooms, laboratories, and research facilities. Students in allied health sciences majors will take many of their foundation science courses in this new facility.
The Hugs United Spring Break Mission Trip is comprised of a dedicated group of volunteers of students, faculty, and alumni head to the Dominican Republic to work closely with an orphanage and provide much needed love and support. A team that includes students from Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Science, Nursing, and Education departments help administer health services for patients and children. It is exciting to see so many of our students dedicate their break to providing medical service in this truly blessed service-learning opportunity.
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