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National Forum on Careers in the Arts for People with Disabilities

Biographies:
Dr. Carol J. Gill



Dr. Carol J. Gill

Carol J. Gill, Ph.D. is a clinical and research psychologist specializing in health and disability. Her positions have included Director of Rehabilitation Psychology at Glendale Adventist Medical Center and Commissioner on Mental Health for the Los Angeles County Commission on Disabilities. She is currently Assistant Professor and Director of the Chicago Center for Disability Research in the Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, where she conducts research and directs curriculum development in the Disability Studies program. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Medical School. Her articles appear in professional journals, books, and the disability press. Nationally recognized for addressing social, cultural, and policy issues in disability and for the inclusion of the disability community in all aspects of the research process, Dr. Gill proudly identifies as a woman with a disability.
Go to Ms. Gill's paper,
"Developmental Obstacles to Careers in the Arts for Young Persons With Disabilties"


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