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AOTF Research Resources
AOTF Research Resources provides information on OT and rehab research interests. 

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All issues are in PDF or HTML (will open in a new window) format. Parentheses indicate that month's AOTF resource notes topic.


June 2018 (Veterans)


May 2018 (Play)


April 2018 (Aging in Place) 


March 2018 (Knowledge Translation)


February 2018 (2018 Academy of Research inductees)


January 2018 (Habits)


November 2017 (Occupational Therapy and Assistive Technology)


October 2017 (Occupational Therapy and Chronic Disease)


September 2017 (School-based OT Resources)


July/August 2017 (Psychosocial Resources)


June 2017 (Brain Disorders as an Example of Targeted Science)


May 2017 (Health of Communities and Populations)


April 2017 (National Academy of Medicine's Vital Directions)


March 2017 (OT and Health Services)


February 2017 (OT and Mental Health)


January 2017 (2017 Academy of Research Inductees)


November 2016 (Family and Caregiver Needs)


October 2016 (Emotional and Physiological Influences on Performance and Participation)


September 2016 (Development and Transitions for Individuals and Families)


July/August 2016 (Technological and Environmental Supports for Home and Community)


June 2016 (Functional Cognition)


May 2016 (Health Behaviors and Chronic Conditions)


April 2016 (2016 Academy of Research Inductees)


March 2016 (IRG recipients)


February 2016 (Fall Prevention)


January 2016


November 2015 (Conclusion of AOTF history, Academy of Research page 9)


October 2015 (Every Day Activities: A Sample of Interdisciplinary Science Opportunities for Occupational Therapy, The Birth of AOTF continued (2005-2009), and the Academy of Research part 8)


September 2015 (Mental Health and OT, The Birth of AOTF continued (2000-2004) and the Academy of Research part 7)


July/August 2015 (IMPACT Act of 2014, the Birth of AOTF continued (1995-1999) and the Academy of Research part 6)


June 2015 (Assistive Technology, the Birth of AOTF continued (1990-1994) and the Academy of Research part 5)


May 2015 (Rehabilitation Research, the Birth of AOTF continued and the Academy of Research part 4)


April 2015 (Children and Pediatrics, the Birth of AOTF continued and the Academy of Research part 3)


March 2015 (Gerontology, the Birth of AOTF continued, and the 2015 Academy of Research inductees)


February 2015 (Neuroscience, the Birth of AOTF continued, the Academy of Research part 2)


December 2014/January 2015 (Interdisciplinary Opportunities for OT - Public Health, the Birth of AOTF, the Academy of Research part 1)


November 2014 (NIH Toolbox)


October 2014 (Clinical and Translational Science)


September 2014 (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)


July/August 2014 (Team Science)


June 2014 (Caregiving)


November 2012 (Palliative Care and Alfred Meyer, Clifford Beers and the Mental Hygiene Movement)

October 2012 (TBI, Douglas C. McMurtrie)

September 2012 (Healthy Aging, WWI and OT)

July/August 2012 (Technology, the Two Eleanors (Clarke Slagle and Roosevelt)

October 2011 (OTJR)

September 2011 (Chronic Care)

July/August 2011 (Care and feeding of scientists)

June 2011 (Capacity-building in Occupational Therapy)

May 2011 (Translational Research)

April 2011 (Environmental modification)

March 2011 (Research on Aging)

February 2011 (Comparative Effectiveness Research)

December 2010 (Holidays and Family)

November 2010 ( Participation)

October 2010 (Americans with Disabilities Act)

September 2010 (Activities as therapy for people with depression)

July/August 2010 (Rest and sleep as a domain of occupational therapy)

June 2010 (Research of the role of environments in promoting occupation, participation, and health)

April/May 2010 (Use of occupations in long-term care)

March 2010 (Guideposts to the new AOTF/AOTF Research Agenda)

February 2010 (Effects of cancer on occupation and participation)

January 2010 (The making of new year's resolutions and a key concept of occupational therapy)

December 2009 (Holidays and the occupation of cooking)

November 2009

October 2009 (Office of Research Integrity (ORI) of the US Department of Health and Human Services; Occupational Therapy Department and Model of Human Occupation (MOHO) Clearinghouse at the University of Illinois, Chicago)

September 2009

July-August 2009 (American Association on Health and Disability)

June 2009

May 2009 (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America)

April 2009 (American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science and Human Rights Coalition)

March 2009

February 2009 (International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning)

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December 2008

November 2008

October 2008 (National Library of Medicine)

September 2008 (Society for the Promotion of Occupation: USA)

July/August 2008 (Healthy People 2020 of the US Department of Health and Human Services)

June 2008 (The Foundation Center)

May 2008

April 2008

March 2008

February 2008

January 2008

December 2007

November 2007


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