Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois – United States
Carol Haywood, PhD, OTR/L, is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Services and Outcomes Research at Northwestern University, with funding from NIDILRR (H133P130013, PI: Heinemann). Dr. Haywood is focused on long-term outcomes for individuals with disabilities, their families, and caregivers. More specifically, she studies the coordination and delivery of health services for individuals chronic disabilities, especially spinal cord injury, as well as experiences of activity participation, which have been linked to health and well-being for this population. Dr. Haywood's training began with work as an occupational therapist in acute physical rehabilitation and has continued throughout her completion of a PhD in Occupational Science at the University of Southern California and now into her postdoctoral fellowship. Dr. Haywood has a strong background in qualitative research, stakeholder engagement, and interdisciplinary collaborations. Ultimately, her goal is to improve participation, and thereby, health and well-being, for individuals with disabilities and their families, especially in communities marginalized by race, ethnicity, and/or geography.
Friday, November 8
12:59 PM – 1:15 PM