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Susan Magasi, Principal Investigator Heading link

Susan Magasi is an assistant professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and the Department of Disability and Human Development in the UIC College of Applied Health Sciences.

Dr. Magasi’s research and teaching are focused on health care justice for people with disabilities. Specifically, she works closely with the disability community using an equity-focused, community-based participatory approach to help understand and address barriers to primary and cancer care, including access, quality and outcomes, for people with disabilities.

Dr. Magasi is the principal investigator of three intervention research studies that focus on the use of peer support to help promote healthcare justice for people with disabilities.

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Hilary Marshall Heading link

Student, MS in Occupational Therapy

Cassie Winters Heading link

Research Specialist

Patty Budzyk Heading link

Research Assistant

Mentees and alumni Heading link

Em Lacy
Audrey Philips
Washieka Torres
Cassie Winters

Apeksha Gohil, Lecturer, Federation University, Melbourne, Australia

Deana Herrman, Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL

Hilary Marshall, Occupational Therapy, Illinois Bone and Joint Center, Chicago, IL

Aaron Picus, Assistant Professor, West Coast University, Los Angeles, CA

Ricardo Ramirez, Instructor, Rush University, Chicago, IL

Nicole Sims

Kimberly The, Senior Research Associate, Lurie Institute for Disability Policy, Brandeis University.

Laura VanPuymbrouck, Associate Professor, Rush University, Chicago, IL

Jessica Weiler, Occupational Therapist, Common Threads Family Resource Center, Madison, WI