Sally Wasmuth’s background is in African-American studies, philosophical studies of biology and occupational therapy. Her research focuses on translational and implementation science, particularly in the areas of occupation-based intervention for addictive disorders and dual-diagnosis. She is involved in several arts-based recovery initiatives, including the use of theatre as both a therapeutic intervention and a means of stimulating community conversations on critical topics including the opioid crisis and health care inequities related to race.
Areas of Expertise
Stigma, substance use disorder recovery, addiction-as-occupation, theatre-based stigma reduction, participatory theatre, mental health, narrative-based assessment and intervention, philosophical anthropology, philosophy of biology, implementation science, translational science.