Elizabeth Munsell, OT, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow
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About Me

Elizabeth is a post-doctoral fellow at the Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and the Center for Education in Health Sciences at Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University. She received her masters in Occupational Therapy and PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences at Boston University Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences.

Her clinical occupational therapy experience includes public school-based therapy, community life skills programs, and acute rehabilitation. Her research aims to enhance function and community participation of young adults with disabilities, with a particular focus on understanding the needs of youth with neurodevelopmental disabilities entering adulthood and how to assess meaningful transition outcomes to inform clinical intervention.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie St

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2016 - 2021
    Boston University, PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences
    2010 - 2013
    Boston University, Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy
    2005 - 2009
    University of Michigan, Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology

Lab Affiliation

Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (CROR)

This lab focuses on outcome studies, measuring the long-term impact of medical rehabilitation in patients with disabilities.

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