Welcome to the VCU Department of Occupational Therapy. Our profession is a field that focuses on individuals and populations in the context of what they do, and the environment in which they wish to do it. We invite applicants with a passion for working with people to build or rebuild the fabric of their lives. If you seek to learn in an environment that combines excellence in classroom, community, and scholarly research, the Department of OT at VCU is the right choice.
Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
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Get to Know New Faculty Member Brooke Dexheimer
Dr. Brooke Dexheimer joined VCU’s Department of Occupational Therapy in August of 2022. Learn more about her journey in occupational therapy, her research, and what she does for fun.
How this Christmas event makes seeing Santa inclusive to all children
The Department of Occupational Therapy, in partnership with the Children's Museum of Richmond, held their 10th annual Sensitive Santa event.
Department of Occupational Therapy launches its OTD/PhD Dual Degree Program
The Department of Occupational Therapy launched its Dual Degree program with the College’s PhD in Health Related Sciences, accepting its first two students.