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Pamela Block Associate Professor, Associate Dean for Research Occupational Therapy School of Health Technology and Management

Biography

Pamela Block researches disability and autistic experience on individual, family, organizational, and community levels, focusing on socio-environmental barriers, empowerment/capacity-building, community formation, and health promotion. Most recently, she has been involved in supporting disability social entrepreneurship through organizations such as EmpowerSCI – a nonprofit providing independent living skills and secondary rehabilitation to individuals with recent spinal cord injury, and VENTure – a policy and technology think tank on issues of concern to people who use ventilators.

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Education

  • PhD, Duke University
  • BA, Hampshire College