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Alexandra Bonardi MHA

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health
AddressEunice Kennedy Shriver Center
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
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    InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health

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    McGill University, Montreal, QC, CanadaBSHuman Physiology
    Columbia University, New York, NY, United StatesMSOccupational Therapy
    Suffolk University, Boston, MA, United StatesMAHealth Administration

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    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

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    1. Bonardi A, Lauer E, Lulinski A, Fay ML, Morris A, Nygren MA, Krahn G. Unlocking the Potential of State Level Data: Opportunities to Monitor Health and Related Outcomes in People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Intellect Dev Disabil. 2019 Oct; 57(5):390-404. PMID: 31568734.
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    2. Bonardi A, Clifford CJ, Hadar N. A Structured Approach Using the Systematic Review Data Repository (SRDR): Building the Evidence for Oral Health Interventions in the Population With Intellectual and Developmental Disability. Eval Rev. 2016 Aug 19. PMID: 27543432.
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    3. 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. PMID: 26322390.
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    4. 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. PMID: 27294014.
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