Jennifer Dorris, MM

  • PhD Student (Rehabilitation Science)

Jennie Dorris, MM, is a PhD student in Rehabilitation Science and a graduate student researcher in the Department of Occupational Therapy. Dorris assists in the adjudication reviews for ForAging. Dorris is a trained classical musician. She is interested in best practices of teaching music to older adults with memory loss, with a focus on music's effects on emotional well-being, social connection and cognitive function. She developed and teaches marimba classes for the BRiTE program, which serves older adults with changes in their cognition.