occupational therapists helps young woman use mirror to apply makeup

Task-Oriented Approach in Occupational Therapy is Critical to Recovery After a Stroke

Professor Chih-Huang "Jeffrey" Yu says the new and unique method can make rehab a more effective experience for patients.

Chih-Huang "Jeffrey" Yu, a professor in the School of Integrated Health Sciences' brain health department, works with occupational therapy doctoral student Julie Canda on how to apply makeup with only her left hand. Yu has been a practicing occupational therapist for 30 years and is one of the field's premier advocates for using the task-oriented approach while working with stroke patients. (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)

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