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Capstone Coordinator | Clinical Assistant Professor

PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science- Stony Brook University
Advanced Certificate in Disability Studies- Stony Brook University
M.S. in Occupational Therapy - Utica College

Alexandra Wagner, PhD. OTR/L brings experience working with the older adult population as an occupational therapist and her background in disability studies to Yeshiva University's Occupational Therapy Doctorate program.  Dr. Wagner has research experience related to older adults with age-related cognitive changes and aging in place.  She continues to practice as an occupational therapist in skilled nursing facilities and home health care.

Aging, dementia, aging in place, qualitative research methods, occupational justice, disability studies

Wagner, A. (2021). Aging in place with age-related cognitive changes: The impact of caregiving support and finances. Societies, 11(2), 31. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc11020031



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OTH 5102 Assessment and Screening I

OTH 5206 Introduction to Doctoral Studies