Chih-Ying “Cynthia” Li, PhD, OTR, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). Dr. Li received her PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences from the Medical University of South Carolina in 2015 August. Dr. Li is also an Associate Scholar of the Translational Research Scholars Program and a core faculty of the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition at UTMB. Dr. Li conducts health services research with a focus on disability, post-acute care and functional outcomes in rehabilitation. Dr. Li received UTMB Claude Pepper Older Americans Independence Center Pilot Grant Award in 2017 (#P30-AG024832) and a recipient of the Training in Grantsmanship for Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR) in 2019. Dr. Li currently published 27 peer-reviewed journal articles, with 55 poster and 20 oral presentations in local, national and international conferences.