1140 W. Michigan Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5209
Dr. Bednarski has over 30 years of clinical experience including; multi-disciplinary/multi-site rehabilitation management and rehabilitation of the older adult in the both acute and skilled nursing settings. Her professional interests include; wellness programming for community dwelling adults, and the promotion of occupational justice for older adults living in nursing homes and within the community. Dr. Bednarski’s research interests are in the area of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) with focus on the OT doctoral capstone experience and project. In January 2020 she published an OT text book along with her colleague, Dr. Elizabeth DeIuliis, entitled "The entry-level occupational therapy doctorate capstone: A framework for the experience and project". This book informs practice on the OT capstone to faculty, students, and community partners. She is also interested in SoTL for civic engagement--developing meaningful student engagement opportunities within the community and determining student outcomes of these experiences.