2017 TNOTA CONFERENCE – Sept. 29 to Oct. 1


Shawn Phipps, PhD, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Vice President
American Occupational Therapy Association

Chief Quality Officer & Associate Hospital Administrator
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Occupational Therapy
Board of Councilors
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Read full bio HERE. 

The 2017 Conference is fast approaching, and it’s time for paper submissions. If your proposal is accepted for presentation, it is expected that you will be available to present at the Conference, which is being held September 29-October 1, 2017 in Nashville. You must submit your proposal no later than May 31, 2017 to joyce@tnota.org. CLICK HERE for full information. 

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Thank you Rep. Jernigan! 

TNOTA would like to thank Representative Jernigan for sponsoring House Joint Resolution No. 232, honoring occupational therapists on the 100th anniversary of the profession. Read resolution HERE. 

Practitioners and Students Promote OT on the Hill

Pictured left to right: David S. McGuire, Teresa Plummer, Senator Bo Watson, Brittany Work, Angie Salvucci, and Evan Pendygraft

Read about our successful Day on the Hill HERE!

TNOTA Carnival Huge Success

TNOTA partnered with the Edison School to help promote Mary’s Magical Place, an all-inclusive playground designed around, but not limited to, children with special needs.

CLICK HERE to read the full article. 

“A Community Thrives” Fundraising Event

Mary’s Magical Place is participating in A Community Thrives, a fundraising event through USA Today Network. The top 10 organizations with the most votes will be eligible for grants to support their cause. Let’s continue to support their efforts and spread the word! Voting is open from now until May 12th. Please vote daily! Just go to www.marysmagicalplace.org and click on “Vote for A Community Thrives.”

Congratulations to AOTA Fellows!

Congratulations to Jeremy Keough and Dr. Jeff Snodgrass who were both inducted as Fellows at this year’s AOTA conference. 

Jeff Snodgrass, PhD, MPH, OTR

Jeremy Keough, MSOT, OTR/L, FAOTA