JWU College of Health & Wellness

Amy Wagenfeld Brings Research, Collaboration to OTD Program

Can a student in an occupational therapy program find value in the culinary world? What about in design, marketing, or even equine studies? Associate Professor and Capstone Coordinator Amy Wagenfeld, PhD, OTR/L, SCEM, FAOTA, aims to prove that there is tremendous value in collaboration across disciplines with the Johnson & Wales Occupational Therapy Doctorate program. And it’s not on a whim — her entire career has been based on collaboration with unlikely partners to enhance life for those with physical, mental, and social-emotional disabilities.

Topics: Health & Wellness Graduate Programs Academic Collaborations Faculty Occupational Therapy

From Internship to Publication: Cheyenne Thompson Takes It On

 

Health Science major Cheyenne Thompson is a self-described “total freak for health insurance.” In fact, one of her goals is to read the entire Affordable Care Act before she graduates — which is over a thousand pages, she notes. “I absolutely love health insurance. The way that it affects every single person is something that is super impactful.”

Topics: Johnson & Wales University Internships Health & Wellness Faculty Health Science