Living Long and Prospering: Occupational Therapy Program Promotes Carson Seniors’ Health

On a Thursday morning last spring, Paul Penoliar and his CSUDH student assistant, Isabelle Guevera, help 15 older adults do a series of stretching exercises. “Stretching will give you a better quality of movement,” the longtime occupational therapist and CSUDH lecturer tells them. “It helps you … [Read more...]

Students Talina Minasian and Kristina Chandler receive CSUDH Alumni Scholarship

For their strong academic achievement and extensive service to the university and the community, Talina Minasian, an Occupational Therapy (OT) student, and Kristina Chandler, a public administration major, have received the California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) Alumni … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy faculty, student interns improve mobility for stroke survivors

After just four sessions working with Paul Penoliar, an occupational therapy specialist and clinical instructor at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), stroke survivor Tiufono Taliulu was able to return to Victoria Golf Course’s driving range to continue his rehabilitation while … [Read more...]

Occupational Therapy Cohort Program Distinctive in Design

Now in his third semester in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program at California State University, Dominguez Hills, Edward Kim is focused on pediatrics. He along with one of 69 students from the program’s eighth cohort are in the field once a week at the Speech and Language … [Read more...]

Professional Society Lends a Hand to Occupational Therapy Students

The Hand Therapy Society of Greater Los Angeles (HTSGLA) has pledged its support for an annual scholarship for students enrolled in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program (MSOT) at California State University, Dominguez Hills. A gift of $20,000 will create the Hand Therapy Society … [Read more...]

Sister Isabelle: Student Prepares to Serve Community Through Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy

Sister Isabelle of Our Lady of Hope may look like a typical Carmelite nun in her full-length brown habit and black veil when she’s out helping with yard duty at the St. Philomena Catholic Church Elementary School in Carson, Calif.; however, she is a decidedly atypical image when she’s walking across … [Read more...]