Amy Cunningham, PhD, MPH
Research Assistant Professor
Thomas Jefferson University
Amy Cunningham, PhD, MPH is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Although different models may exist, successful models of primary care share basic core principles and values including: person and family-centered, continuous, comprehensive and equitable, team-based and collaborative, coordinated and integrated, accessible and high value. Occupational therapists (OT) have a unique understanding of the impact of roles, habits, and routines on health and wellness and are well prepared to contribute added-value to interprofessional collaborative teams in primary care. A growing body of evidence shows the impact OT services have on patient outcomes and cost-…