CPERL in Paris

CPERL in Paris

CPERL flew across the pond this May to present at the European Academy of Childhood Disability in Paris, France. Three of our abstracts were accepted for a poster presentation to an audience of 1,000+ health care professionals. After hours of workshops, keynotes, and...
Dianna heads to Beantown

Dianna heads to Beantown

Our youngest CPERL member, Dianna Bosak, graduated with her BA in Psychology & Political Science this May! She has accepted an offer to attend the OTD program in occupational therapy at Boston University, the top-ranked OT program in the country, and will...
CPERL celebrates first OTD graduate

CPERL celebrates first OTD graduate

CPERL is celebrating our first OTD graduate! Briana Rigau wraps up her time in our lab on May 20. She has chosen to transition to Peek-a-boo Pediatric Therapy in Denver, Colorado to work as an occupational therapist in early intervention. At her new position, Briana...
Andrea presents at AOTA

Andrea presents at AOTA

Laissez les bons temps rouler! (Let the good times roll!) Andrea has just returned from American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Conference in New Orleans! She was selected to participate in a refereed research poster session to share our lab’s recent...
New Lab Video

New Lab Video

Oscar season is still not over! Our lab members may soon become award winning actresses with the amount of filming that has been going on at CPERL. After wrapping up filming for Briana’s OTD project, we took on a new venture to create a lab video that highlights...
CPERL grows connection to CanChild

CPERL grows connection to CanChild

A new CanChild sponsored contract will support research and development activities in CPERL for the next two years, in partnership with our community partners! Mary serves as PI, Jessica as Co-I, and Dianna as a research assistant. This contract is particularly...
T32 for Jarvis

T32 for Jarvis

CPERL has a bittersweet announcement. Jessica Jarvis, our first postdoctoral trainee, wraps up her time in our lab this week. She has chosen to transition to the University of Pittsburgh as an NIH T32 fellow on Pediatric Neurointensive Care and Resuscitation Research...
CPERL Welcomes Vivian

CPERL Welcomes Vivian

Vivian VillegasĀ has joined CPERL! She is an MS/OTD student in her second year at UIC. She will be completing practicums in CPERL and at one of our local community partners, to build foundational skills for completing her capstone project. For her project, Vivian will...