Averi Olson comes from a 4th generation farming family in North Dakota and will be receiving her doctorate in occupational therapy from the University of Mary this coming April 2021. Averi is a third-year doctoral student who is currently completing her capstone project on aging throughout agriculture with UMASH. Over the past year, she has completed her clinical hours in acute care, outpatient, and assisted living settings in Eastern North Dakota and Western Minnesota. Along with a farming background, Averi has a high interest in the aging population, workplace modification, adaptive strategies, the promotion of health and wellness. Upon graduation, she plans to remain in the Upper Midwest and provide occupational therapy services to rural areas.