Ms Simon has over 27 years of clinical practice as an occupational therapist specializing in the care of adults and older adults. She has worked in a wide variety of settings including acute care, outpatient, sub-acute care/ skilled nursing facilities and home care. Areas of interest include health promotion and wellness, cognitive health for older adults and occupational therapy program development within community based practice arenas. She is currently responsible for teaching the older adult curriculum at Columbia University’s Programs in Occupational Therapy and coordinating part of their clinical education program. She has over 17 years of academic experience and has supervised many occupational therapy students in varied clinical arenas. She has worked extensively with varied interprofessional teams. She has been involved with ART CART since its inception and serves as an advisor/ supervisor for Columbia's OT students.