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Sabrin Rizk

Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy

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1919 W. Taylor St., 329 AHSB

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Office Hours

By appointment


Dr. Rizk was a 2021 Bridge to Faculty postdoctoral scholar, the first in the Department of Occupational Therapy and in the College of Applied Health Sciences, prior to transitioning to the Faculty after her two-year postdoctoral training phase. Dr. Rizk focuses on understanding and improving equitable care coordination across health and education systems for children and youth with disabilities and their families, beginning in early childhood. Dr. Rizk uses diverse data sources (e.g., population and programmatic) to examine social and structural barriers to coordinated medical home primary care and educational service use through early intervention and special education for children and youth on the autism spectrum.

Selected Grants

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