The UAB School of Health Professions’ Department of Occupational Therapy inducted 12 students into the Alpha Beta Chapter of the Pi Theta Epsilon Honor Society.

  • Sarah Wiley Becker
  • Megan Natsuki Collins
  • Jillian Docherty
  • Alexandra Dodson
  • Amelia Hanan
  • Ali Holder
  • Keilah Ingram
  • Elaine Kurtz
  • Bethany Paeton McGowan
  • Joi A. Moses
  • Aline White
  • Alexa Womack

The Pi Theta Epsilon Honor Society recognizes OT students who exhibit scholastic excellence. The 12 students, all members of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program, rank in the top 35 percent of their class and have a GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale) or higher.

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The ceremony, hosted by OT faculty members Sarah Tucker, MS, OTR/L, and Laura Vogtle, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, explained to the students, plus their families and friends in attendance, that Pi Theta Epsilon stands for advancement in occupational therapy. Pi is the first letter in the Greek word for advancement; Theta is the first letter in the Greek word for therapeutic; and Epsilon is the first letter in the Greek word for occupation.