RSD student recognized during International Education Week

international student awardees 2018
From left, Dr. Afsar Ali, Dr. Yan Wang, Dr. Sherrilene Classen, Shabnam Medhizadah, Olga Munoz, Ke Ding and Alan Salvador Alonso.

The University of Florida International Center honored a College of Public Health and Health Professions faculty member and several graduate students during International Education Week, held November 12 to 16. Among those honored was RSD student Shabnam Medhizadah who hails from Canada. Under the supervision of Sherrilene Classen, Ph.D., M.P.H., OTR/L, a professor and chair of the department of occupational therapy, Medhizadah’s research focuses on fitness to drive, screening, assessments and interventions for medically at-risk drivers across the life span. She is a member of UF’s Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation.