Jackie Vaquerano, MS, OTR
Jackie Vaquerano graduated with her MS in Occupational Therapy from the University of New Hampshire in 2022. Jackie earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Justice Studies also from UNH. She has had various opportunities to holistically support individuals and their families within both the home setting and in a mental health clubhouse. Continuing her passion in assisting people in their ability to do what is important and meaningful to them, Jackie worked with Dr. Sarah Smith as a graduate research assistant by analyzing information pertinent to the Healthy Families Flourish Program and by compiling family support resources. With Dr. Smith and the research team, she coauthored a peer-reviewed publication on parent satisfaction of the telehealth approach of parent coaching for families with children with special health care needs. For recreation, Jackie enjoys cooking, hiking, and reading.