Amber M. Angell, PhD, OTR/L

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Research Assistant Professor

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Dr. Angell is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy. Her research aims to reduce disparities in autism spectrum disorder diagnosis and services across the lifespan, focusing on understudied, underserved groups such as racial and ethnic minority groups, girls and women, and gender diverse autistic adults. She is a K12 scholar in the Rehabilitation Research Career Development Program under the mentorship of Dr. Sherrilene Classen. Her research has been recently funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration and the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Dr. Angell received her PhD from the University of Southern California and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in stakeholder-engaged research from the University of Illinois at Chicago.