Alumni updates fall-winter 2022

News from our alumni

Albert Daley II, master’s in occupational therapy ’17, is an occupational therapist at UF Health with extensive experience in general medicine, pediatrics and intermediate care units.

Christina (Tina) Dillahunt-Aspillaga, doctorate in rehabilitation science ’05, was promoted to full professor in the Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program at the University of South Florida College of Behavioral and Community Sciences. She is a fellow of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and diplomate of the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals.

Denise McIntyre, master’s in public health ’16, is an obstetrics and gynecology resident physician at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. She received her Doctor of Medicine through the Charles R. Drew/UCLA Medical Education Program, a joint program between the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science and the University of California, Los Angeles.

Sadaf Milani, doctorate in epidemiology ’18 and master’s in public health ’15, has received the 2022 Early Career Investigator Award from the Diversity and Disparities Professional Interest Group of the Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment. She is also the inaugural recipient of the Kenneth J. Ottenbacher Junior Faculty Research Award presented by the Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She recently received a career development award from the National Institute on Aging to fund “Gender Disparities in Pain and Treatment and their Association with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias.”

Hannah Siburt, doctorate in audiology ’09 and doctorate in communication sciences and disorders ’14, has been named director of the division of speech and hearing sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

Kaitlyn Sutton, master’s in public health ’13, is an environmental administrator with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. She is involved in planning, developing, evaluating and coordinating changes to Florida’s surface water quality standards to protect human health and aquatic life.

Lindsey Telg, master’s in occupational therapy ’12, joined the PHHP department of occupational therapy as a clinical lecturer. She also owns and operates a private OT clinic, LCS Occupational Therapy, focusing on trauma informed care.