Anne Ordway, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, University of Washington

Anne Ordway is a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Washington. She earned her PhD in rehabilitation science from the University of Washington. Anne examines disability across the lifespan. Her research interests include development of the long-term care workforce, access to healthcare services and supports for people with disabilities, and retirement and labor market exit of individuals aging with a disability. Anne has taught courses on systems and organizational change and disability studies and has extensive experience in providing training and technical assistance to the state departments of vocational rehabilitation. She joined the Health and Aging Policy Fellowship through a National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) funded postdoctoral fellowship in rehabilitation policy research at the University of Washington. Her primary goal was to gain hands-on experience at the federal level in social and health policy development and implementation as it relates to individuals aging into and with disability. Anne also holds a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from San Diego State University and a bachelor’s degree in English from John Carroll University.

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U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP)