Bebe Makena is a Masters of Occupational Therapy student at the University of New Mexico. She has a Masters of Science degree in Psychology and is a member of the New Mexico Occupational Therapy Association, the American Occupational Therapy Association, and the World Federation of Occupational Therapists. Prior to her graduate education, Bebe worked in business and performed over a decade of volunteer community service. Her work in business has been recognized five times as a best practice within the State of Ohio. As a volunteer, she has served as a mediator, search and rescue responder, and community educator. Bebe is currently collaborating on a systematic review of occupational therapy interventions for osteoarthritis that will be submitted for publication in 2017. Bebe Makena lives in Taos, New Mexico.