Past Award Recipients

UOTA Award of Excellence in Practice

Purpose:

To give recognition to an Occupational Therapy professional that has demonstrated excellence in- practice, research, education and/or collaboration, and who has contributed to the enhancement of the profession of Occupational Therapy in the state of Utah.

2012 recipient: Brooke Pohlman

2013 recipient: Nikki Bernhard

2014 recipient: Kasey Mitchell

2015 recipient: JoAnne Wright

2016 recipient: Trent Brown

2017 recipient: Andrew Bracken

2018 recipient: Vanessa Rapier

2019 recipient: Annie Wallace & Christopher Noren

2020 recipient: Nick Sidwell


UOTA Bonnie Held Award of Service

Purpose:

To give recognition to an Occupational Therapy professional that has demonstrated excellence in service to- OT practice, the UOTA organization and the community.

2012 recipient: Pollie Price

2013 recipient: Brooki Sexton

2014 recipient: JoAnne Wright

2015 recipient: Kasey Mitchell

2016 recipient: Yda Smith

2017 recipeint: Eunice Chen

2018 recipient: Florentina Mueller-Planitz

2019 recipient: Jeanette Koski

2020 recipient: Krisanne Lewis


UOTA OT/OTA Partnership Award

Purpose:

To give recognition to an occupational therapist and an occupational therapy assistant residing and working in the state of Utah, who exemplify the professional partnership through collaborative efforts that promote the occupational therapy profession, and to provide motivation for OT/OTA partnerships throughout the state to contribute to the innovative progression of occupational therapy through OT/OTA partnerships.

2012: no nominations

2013: no nominations

2014 recipients: Cheryl Woodard & Aubrey Jenson

2015: no nominations

2016 recipients: Bonnie Eckman & Stormy Hilll​

2017 recipients: Mona Agamez & MaryAnn Gunnuscio

2018 recipients: Ashley Brewer & Taylor Hoyt

2019 recipients: MaryAnn Gunnuscio & Natalie Mudrow and Bradford Woolston & Sarah Gray

2020 recipients: Lyndsay Fait & Mary Pugh