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Abstract

Dr Whitney will discuss new innovations being investigated at Eye and Ear in Pittsburgh related to vestibular rehab and how they will affect future care models. She will discuss some of the University of Pittsburgh’s work related to exercise prescription and exercise dosing for persons with vestibular disorders. In addition, she will provide an update on the upcoming clinical practice guideline for peripheral vestibular loss.

Biography

Susan L. Whitney, DPT, PhD, NCS, ATC, FAPTA received her PhD in motor development/motor learning from the University of Pittsburgh and her professional physical therapy education from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA.  Currently, she is a professor in physical therapy in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, in the Department of Otolaryngology and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh.   Dr. Whitney is supported by the Department of Defense and the National Institutes of Health to develop technology for persons with vestibular disorders and to study exercise dosage.  Dr. Whitney has authored or coauthored over 150 articles on Medline and is currently engaged in research related to concussion and persons with balance and vestibular disorders.

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Meeting ID: 966 175 897

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