Sandra M Winter

Sandra M Winter, PhD, OTR/L

Research Assistant Scientist

Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Business Phone: (352) 273-7486
Business Email: smwinter@ufl.edu

About Sandra M Winter

Sandra Winter, PhD, OTR/L is a Research Assistant Scientist in the Department of Occupational Therapy, Associate Director of the University of Florida’s Institute for Mobility, Activity, and Participation (I-MAP). She graduated in 2009 with a PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Florida. Dr. Winter studies driver screening and simulator-based driving interventions, and coordinates a FDOT project to catalog and promote alternative transportation for aging road users. Her research interests include qualitative research, health promotion and wellness, community mobility, and caregiving. Her clinical expertise includes work with older adults addressing driving safety, dementia, caregiving and pediatrics, through her work with children who have multiple disabilities and sensory processing disorders. She mentors undergraduate and graduate students in UF’s College of Public Health and Health Professions, including mentees in the Bachelor in Health Science program, the Masters in Occupational Therapy program, the Doctorate in Occupational Therapy program and the Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program.

Publications

2015 Otjr-Occupation Participation and Health
2012 American Journal of Occupational Therapy

Grants

Sep 2020 ACTIVE
Driving Performance of People with Parkinson's using Autonomous Vehicle Technologies
ADMIN FOR COMMUNITY LIVING ·
Dec 2019 ACTIVE
Improving OEF/OIF/OND Veterans Driver Fitness and Community Mobility: Effects of a One-Day Driving and Community Mobility Approach for Rural Settings
US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR · Principal Investigator
Dec 2019 ACTIVE
Improving OEF/OIF/OND Veterans Driver Fitness and Community Mobility: Effects of a One-Day Driving and Community Mobility Approach for Rural Settings
US DEPT OF VET AFF GAINESVILLE MED CTR ·
Oct 2018 – Sep 2019
Teen Distracted Driving Education Program
FL DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION SAFETY OFFICE · Principal Investigator
Oct 2018 – Sep 2019
Aging Road User Information System 2018-2019
FL DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION SAFETY OFFICE ·
Dec 2017 – Dec 2019
AAA – Smart Features for Older Drivers
AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION ·
Oct 2017 – Sep 2018
Aging Road User Information System 2017-2018
FL DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION SAFETY OFFICE ·
Oct 2016 – Sep 2017
Aging Road User Information System 2016-2017
FL DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION SAFETY OFFICE ·
Apr 2015 ACTIVE
Effectiveness of a Driving Intervention on Safe Community Mobility for Returning Combat Veterans
US ARMY MED RES ACQUISITION ·
Sep 2011 – Mar 2016
FL Trauma Rehab Center for Returning Military Personnel
US DEPT OF DEFENSE · Project Manager

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7486
Emails:
Business:
smwinter@ufl.edu