Sarah Schoen PhD, OTR, is Director of Research at the STAR Institute for Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). Dr. Schoen is an Occupational Therapist with over 30 years of clinical experience and a doctorate in Occupational Therapy from New York University (2001). She is also an Associate Professor at the Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions. Dr Schoen is a co-author of the Sensory Processing Three Dimensions Scale. She is nationally recognized for her research, educational programs and clinical expertise. In 1997, Dr. Schoen received the Recognition of Achievement Award from and the Virginia Scardina Award of Excellence in 2011.