Meet Mary-Grace Hupfeld. Mary-Grace is a third-year student in Drake's Occupational Therpay Doctorate (OTD) program and will graduate in 2022! In her last year of the OTD program, Bri had the opportunity to complete a doctoral capstone experience with Dr. Nicole Kuhl at Drake University.
I am completing my capstone at Drake University with Dr. Kuhl. For my capstone, I have been focusing on academia within the occupational therapy program with an emphasis on retention of information. I created a protocol to utilize for simulation-based learning as well as a video course to utilize in future classes.
Having the opportunity to Interact with various cohorts and research with Dr. Kuhl.
I was attracted to Drake's program because of its emphasis on research.
My career goals have stayed the same but have also expanded in various areas in which I could see myself working one day.
Drake provided many opportunities to collaborate with various professionals and to learn and work with professors through research projects and my capstone experience.
Put in what you want to get out of your experience, Drake has so much to offer and provide to you if you make connections and utilize all your resources throughout your time at Drake.