Anna Wallisch

Anna Wallisch
  • Assistant Research Professor, Juniper Gardens Children's Project

Contact Info

Juniper Gardens Children's Project, Suite 300
444 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66101-2942


Dr. Anna Wallisch, PhD, OTR/L is an Assistant Research Professor at Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP). Anna earned her PhD in Therapeutic Science and her clinical degree in occupational therapy (OT) at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Anna’s research is driven by her clinical experiences as an OT and answering the concerns of families. Her research focuses on: 1) examining mechanisms underlying challenging eating behaviors in young children with autism to develop future interventions, 2) utilizing technology for advancements in intervention delivery and contextually relevant measurement, and 3) the early identification of children with neurodevelopmental diagnoses.