Sandra M. Espín-Tello, Ph.D.

Sandra Espín-Tello
Sandra M. Espín-Tello, Ph.D.

Sandra M. Espín-Tello, Ph.D., has a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy, a master’s degree in social gerontology, and a Ph.D. in health sciences from Universidad de Zaragoza in Zaragoza, Spain. Her doctoral thesis explored the influence of functional capacity on self-esteem in adults and young people with cerebral palsy.

In 2015, she spent three months as a visiting researcher at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom, where she researched participation of children with cerebral palsy and reviewed the adaptation of the European Child Environment Questionnaire for adults.

In 2017, Espín-Tello began work as a Clinical Trial Assistant in a Contract Research Organization in Madrid, and she has recently joined Dr. Stark’s Participation, Environment and Performance Laboratory in the Program in Occupational Therapy in Washington University.

Her research interests include promoting the community participation of adults aging with long-term disability.