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Jasmina Sisirak

Research Assistant Professor, Institute on Disability and Human Development

Office Phone

312-996-3982

Office

1640 W. Roosevelt Rd., 707 DHSP

Mail Code

626

Office Hours

By appointment

About

Jasmina is an Associate Director of Training and Dissemination in the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and health (RRTCDD) in the Department of Disability and Human Development at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her research interests consist of nutrition, health literacy, and health promotion for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She coordinates several health promotion projects in the RRTCDD; and has written publications and presented papers in the area of disability, health, and nutrition. Jasmina has co-authored two books entitled Health Matters: The Exercise and Nutrition Health Education Curriculum for People with Developmental Disabilities and Health Matters for People with Developmental Disabilities: Creating a Sustainable Health Promotion Program.

http://www.HealthMattersProgram.org

Education

PhD, Community Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago