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The University of Pittsburgh Occupational Therapy Program is ranked 4th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the highest ranked program in Pennsylvania! 

Department Student Awards

  • Jessica Gass, MOT Class of 2018, was awarded the Caroline Robinson Brayley Student Enrichment Award in Occupational Therapy to support educational experiences inside and outside the classroom that will enrich the student experience and promote success in the program and in the profession.
  • Leah McCarthy, MOT Class of 2017, was awarded the Department of Occupational Therapy Professional Excellence Award for promoting the distinct value of occupational therapy.
  • Elise Pure, MOT Class of 2017, was awarded the Department of Occupational Therapy Scholarly Excellence Award for developing excellence in treating musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Stephanie Rouch, MOT Class of 2017, was awarded the Joan Rogers Student Award for high-level scholastics, exemplary professionalism, and commitment to advancing the occupational therapy profession.

Additional awards and honors are listed on social media - please be sure to check our Facebook page for the latest news on our student award recipients!

Department awards are made possible by contributions from our Pitt OT alumni and friends. For more information on how you can make a difference, and to read what our award recipients have to say, please visit the Ways to Give page.