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Sabrin Rizk

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

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1919 W. Taylor St., 329 AHSB

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By appointment


Dr. Rizk is an Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, and previously was the first Bridge to Faculty postdoctoral scholar within the Department and the College of Applied Health Sciences. Her research focuses on enhancing care coordination for children and youth with disabilities and their families, using various data sources (i.e., population and programmatic data) to understand social and structural barriers to medical home primary care and educational services. She particularly focuses on early intervention and special education for children and youth on the autism spectrum.

Selected Grants

American Occupational Therapy Foundation Health Services Research (AOTF HSR) Grant, Utilizing Electronic Health Records for the Surveillance of Referral-Making Processes in Medical Home Primary Care for Children and Youth on the Autism Spectrum, Principal Investigator (July 2024 - July 2026)

University of Illinois Chicago Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy Faculty Fellowship, Center-based childcare access to health screenings and developmental assessments in US children from birth to five, Principal Investigator (July 2023 - June 2024)

American Occupational Therapy Foundation (AOTF) , Implementation of Electronic Shared Decision-Making Support to Design and Monitor Participation-Focused Early Intervention , Co-Investigator (January - June 2022)


PhD, Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2020
MS, Occupational Therapy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2008
BS, Occupational Therapy, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2007