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The University of Pittsburgh Occupational Therapy Program is ranked 3rd in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the highest ranked program in Pennsylvania! 

Department Student Awards

  • Julia Lam (OTD Class of 2023) was awarded the Joan C. Rogers Student Award for high-level scholastics, exemplary professionalism and commitment to advancing the occupational therapy profession.
  • Kayla Lesofsky (OTD Class of 2025) 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.
  • Erin Lewis (OTD Class of 2023) was awarded the Department of Occupational Therapy Professional Excellence Award for promoting occupational therapy through professional activities.

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.