Doctorate of Occupational Therapy, Boston University, Boston, MA
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
BA of Anthropology, Elon University, Elon, NC


  • Sensory and cognitive self-regulation interventions
  • Sensorimotor interventions for developmental disabilities
  • Transdisciplinary pediatric feeding evaluation & intervention
  • Neurodiversity-informed intervention
  • Trauma-informed pediatric therapies
  • Aquatic intervention & water safety for autistic people
  • Menstrual health management
  • Use of STEAM education in pediatric intervention
  • Community recreation programs for at-risk children & youth


Russell, H., Westendorf, B., & Frank, K. “Addressing Menstrual Hygiene in Occupational Therapy,” OT Practice, August 2022.

Professional memberships

American Occupational Therapy Association
Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association

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