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Mrs. Layla Katharine Santana

Graduate assistant,
University of South Florida

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University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

Mrs. Layla Katharine Santana


Graduate assistant,
University of South Florida

Bio

I've been an occupational therapist and gerontologist for 8 years working with the older population conducting cognitive rehabilitation in home care settings. I'm also originally from Brazil. Currently, I'm pursuing my Ph.D. in Aging Studies at University of South Florida, USA.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
Tampa, Florida, United States
Ph.D. in Aging Studies
2023 To
Advisor: Dr. Hondao Meng

FACULDADE REDENTOR
RECIFE, Brazil
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE DEGREE IN GERONTOLOGY, 2018
GERONTOLOGY
2017 To 2018

BROCK UNIVERSITY
ST. CATHARINES, Ontario, Canada
NON SEEKING DEGREE/EXCHANGE STUDENT
PSYCHOLOGY
2012 To 2013

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PERNAMBUCO
Recife, Brazil
BACHELOR DEGREE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, 2015
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
2009 To 2015

Job History

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA
GRADUATE ASSISTANT
TAMPA, FL, United States
August 2023 - present

CAIXA DE FUNCIONARIOS DO BANCO DO BRASIL
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST AND GERONTOLOGIST
RECIFE, Brazil
January 2019 - July 2023

RECIMED
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
RECIFE, Brazil
February 2016 - February 2019

Areas Of Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Caregiving
  • Cognition: Memory
  • Community and Home Care
  • Dementia
  • Gerontology
  • Global Aging
  • Health Promotion
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Rehabilitation: Other
  • Sensory Functions: Treatment
  • Social Roles

Discipline

  • Gerontology