Christina Papadimitriou is Associate Professor at Oakland University, School of Health Sciences. Christina received her Ph.D. from Boston University, Department of Sociology (2000) and her post-doctoral training from Northwestern University, Institute of Healthcare Studies (2009) and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (CROR). Christina is passionate of rehabiliation justice. She is an active qualitative rehabilitation researcher who studies person-centeredness in medical rehabilitation. She has been funded to study peer-health navigation as well as peer mentoring as intervention to address health disparities for persons with disabilities in the USA. Her work has been funded by NIDILRR. Christina is currently working with Dr. Trudy Mallinson (the George Washington University) and Dr. Theresa Pape (Hines, VA in IL and Northwestern University) on understanding change in persons with disorders of consciousness funded by AIR and Joint Warfighter, DOD grants. She is a member of the ACRM Board of Governors, and the co-chair of the ACRM task force on refugees with disabilities.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM