Our People

Susan Stark, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
sstark@wustl.edu

  • Missuori Aging and Disability Research Network Director
  • Principal Investigator of the Participation, Environment and Performance Laboratory
  • Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology and Social Work

Susan Stark is an Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology and Social Work and co-director of the TL1 predoctoral training program at Washington University. Dr. Stark’s research focus in on how the environment influences the occupational performance and participation of community-dwelling older adults with chronic conditions. The goal of her work is to support aging in place at home and to prevent falls. She conducts clinical trials and implementation studies among community-dwelling older adults (including medically underserved older adults). Dr. Stark’s collaborators are from the community including the St. Louis Area Agency on Aging and from the University including the Knight Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, the Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Department of Computer Science.

Brittany Minor, MS, OTR/L
Missouri Aging and Disability Research Network Coordinator
bminor@wustl.edu

Brittany Minor is a licensed and registered occupational therapist in the Participation, Environment and Performance Laboratory. She has a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Washington University. Brittany has clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, home modifications, and low vision therapy. Brittany serves as an interventionist as well as a coordinator for the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences Aging Clinical Research Consortium.