Bette Bonder, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA is Professor Emerita, School of Health Sciences and Department of Psychology, Cleveland State University. Dr. Bonder is the former Dean of the College of Sciences and Health Professions at Cleveland State University. Dr. Bonder is the author of numerous papers on mental health, aging, and cultural competence, and former editor of the Occupational Therapy Journal of Research (now OTJR: Occupation, Participation, and Health). Dr. Bonder is also the coauthor of Culture in Clinical Care: Strategies for Competence (2nd ed., with Laura Martin) and a coeditor of Functional Performance in Older Adults (3rd ed.). Dr. Bonder has served on the Board of Directors of the Occupational Therapy Foundation, as well as many other community and professional boards.