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    Alexandra Bonardi MHA

    TitleClinical Assistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health
    AddressEunice Kennedy Shriver Center
    465 Medford Street, Suite 500
    Charlestown MA 02129
      Other Positions
      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health

      InstitutionUMMS - Programs, Centers and Institutes
      DepartmentShriver Center


        Academic Background:


        • MHA (2001) Sawyer School of Management, Suffolk University, Boston
        • MS (Occupational Therapy) (1994) Columbia University, NY
        • BS (1991) McGill University, Canada


        • Fulbright New Zealand - Ian Axford Fellow in Public Policy (2009)
        • Leadership Education in Neurodevelomental & Related Disabilities (LEND) Fellow (2001), Shriver Center.

        Current Appointments:

        • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS)
        • Director, Center for Developmental Disabilities Evaluation and Research (CDDER), UMMS E.K. Shriver Center
        • Editorial Board member, International Nursing Journal in Developmental Disability
        • New England Coordinator - Fulbright New Zealand Alumni Association

        Professional Memberships:

        • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disability (AAIDD)
        • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
        • International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability (IASSID)
        • American Academy on Developmental Medicine and Dentistry
        • Fulbright Academy

        Alexandra Bonardi, OTR/L, MHA

        Professional Interests

        • Trends and patterns in health service utilization by individuals with developmental disabilities
        • Health promotion for people with developmental disabilities
        • Access to health services for people with intellectual disability and mental health or behavioral health concerns
        • Adaptive equipment and technologies that enhance independence

        selected publications
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        1. Parish SL, Mitra M, Son E, Bonardi A, Swoboda PT, Igdalsky L. Pregnancy Outcomes Among U.S. Women With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Am J Intellect Dev Disabil. 2015 Sep; 120(5):433-43.
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        2. Fox MH, Bonardi A, Krahn GL. Expanding Public Health Surveillance for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the United States. Int Rev Res Dev Disabil. 2015; 48(4):73-114.
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