Dr. Elizabeth Skidmore is Professor and Chair in the Department of Occupational Therapy and Associate Dean of Research at the University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Her research examines interventions that reduce disability and promote participation after brain injury, with a particular focus on giving people with cognitive impairments a voice in the design and implementation of their rehabilitation. Dr. Skidmore believes that the humanities have much to teach us in rehabilitation, a “humanist” profession.
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The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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