Elizabeth K. Rhodus PhD, OTR/LAssistant Professor, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and Department of Behavioral Science; Affiliate Faculty Member, Center of Health Equity Transformation, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
Dr. Elizabeth Rhodus is an Assistant Professor at Sanders-Brown Center on Aging and the Department of Behavioral Science and is an affiliate faculty member of the Center for Health Equity Transformation at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Rhodus has over 10 years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist, predominately serving rural communities. She sought doctoral training in Gerontology specifically to enhance evidence-based interventions for adults with cognitive impairment and their care partners. Dr. Rhodus completed postdoctoral training at the University of Kentucky Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center supported by the NIH/NIA T32 “Training in Translational Research in Alzheimer's and Related Dementias” with emphasis in ADRD clinical trial design. Her current work is centered around the development of behavioral assessment and interventions to support health equity and quality of life while aging at home despite living with dementia.