Anne Ordway, PhD

Program Specialist, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at the Administration on Community Living (ACL)

2016 Fellow

Anne Ordway is a Program Specialist for the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at the Administration on Community Living (ACL). 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.

Program Info

Program Track
Residential

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