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Miri Lee, OTD, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and the founder of OTmiri.com, a website dedicated to helping students, recent graduates and new practitioners through education, community and inspiration. She has a psychology degree from the University of California, Berkeley and earned her masters and doctorate degrees in occupational therapy from the University of Southern California.
The focus of Miri’s doctorate residency was on the role of technology and social media in promoting meaningful occupation and a sense of social connectedness in the community. Today, she is utilizing various social media and online platforms to bring together a global online community of occupational therapy students and new practitioners to promote meaningful engagement, connectedness, and support within the OT profession.
On this episode of On The Air, Miri talks about getting her start on social media, all the way up to developing her website, and she shares advice for people preparing to enter the field of OT.
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"If there's one thing that I think is so important for students and recent graduates that I personally have benefitted from, it's finding a mentor."
9/29/2017 04:48:06 pm
I really enjoyed listening to this episode. I’ve been following OT Miri since she first launched her YouTube channel and have been a fan ever since. She’s truly an inspiration and asset to our profession. Thank you for sharing!
9/29/2017 05:57:16 pm
Thank you Miri for sharing so much of yourself. I am always amazed and inspired by your stories and really think you are God’s gift to the OT community. I know I echo many people when I say that you have instilled so much hope and confidence for OTs and OTAs around the globe. Thank you for being you!!
9/30/2017 02:16:59 am
Thank you Miri! You have a beautiful soul and I really appreciate your perspective and passion. It's very encouraging to hear that someone I look up to and follow as one of my inspirations in life started off as the undefeated champion of last place in school! Haha. That part was great. You give me hope and strength, as I'm sure you do for so many in the OT community. So thank you for all the awesome! Much love OT Miri.
9/30/2017 11:48:45 am
That was fantastic!! I've been waiting for a podcast like this that interviews people in OT doing great work and I think this might be it! (Bookmarked your page for future episodes!)
9/30/2017 02:33:12 pm
This was really awesome. Thank you Miri. I have been following your work since you launched your YouTube channel and it's incredible. I have learned so much from just watching your videos. Your positive attitude and passion for this profession is enormous. You are a role model to many of us. Thank you for doing this great work. Love and respect for your awesome work!
10/3/2017 10:05:51 am
Stephanie, thank you for interviewing real OT practitioners about their real lives. I had never heard of OT Miri but now I am going to go to her website and learn more about her valuable work. I can't thank you enough for this delightful podcast :-)
10/10/2017 11:52:15 am
Thank you Stephanie and Miri for facilitating meaningful connections in the OT community! I whole heartedly agree that OT is a philosophy and a way of life. Miri, thank you for sharing your story. What I love most is that your professional successes are rooted in an organic evolution within your quest for meaningfulness. These surely are the purest and strongest accomplishments we can hope to achieve. I'm glad you know that you have a community of supporters who will continue to fuel your impact! Thank you both for pushing the boundaries of out profession's scope!
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