Lynda L Lahti Anderson
phone: +1 612-626-7220
Community Integration, Inst On Room 111C Pt H 150 Pillsbury Dr SE Minneapolis, MN 55455
Ms. Anderson, MA, MPH is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Rehabilitation Science at the University of Minnesota focusing on health disparities for individuals with ASD/IDD. Her professional expertise stems from work in the field as a county senior social worker coordinating supports for adults and children with ASD/IDD and as a program director for residential supports for this population. In these roles, she was able to see firsthand the challenges individuals with ASD/IDD and their families faced ingetting appropriate, quality health care. Her research experience has included analyses of large data sets such as the National Health Interview Survey along with population-specific data sets such as the National Core Indicators family surveys. Ms. Anderson also has experience in qualitative research methods that promote the inclusion of under-represented groups in research, such as photo narrative.