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Cara Lekovitch is an instructor in the Department of Occupational Therapy. She received her BS in Neuroscience and BS in Psychology from Allegheny College in 2005 and her Master of Occupational Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. Within the Department of Occupational Therapy, she has been engaged in academic programming via community-based fieldwork experiences. In this capacity, she has provided guidance, mentorship and supervision to students on-site during their fieldwork experiences. Her commitments to implementation, knowledge translation and the systematic engagement of stakeholders in research are at the core of her role as the Geriatric Research Program Manager for the Rehabilitation Health Services Research Laboratory. In this role, she engages stakeholders among a diverse nursing home advisory committee, manages reporting on awarded projects and facilitates collaboration among multiple institutions and clinical sites.


Department of Occupational Therapy