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Dr. Feld is physical therapist specializing in adult neurological rehabilitation. She joined the DPT faculty in 2011. Dr. Feld's experience as a neurologic PT is utilized across the curriculum, including the foundational physical therapist examination, physical therapist intervention sequence, neurological patient management, and neurological gait assessment and intervention.
Her research interests include clinical assessment, intervention, and outcomes for individuals with CNS injury or disease. She has lectured nationally and internationally on the use of therapeutic and functional electrical stimulation post central nervous system (CNS) injury.
HMSC PhD program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2015 – present
DPT, Stony Brook University, 2005
MPT, Hahnemann University, 1995
BS, Dickinson College, 1991
PT 705: Neurological Patient Management I
PT 725.01L Elective: Neurological Gait: Assessment and Intervention
PT 613: Applied Physiology II
PT 616: Foundational Physical Therapist Examination
PT 715: Neurological Patient Management II
Neurologic physical therapy with particular emphasis on adults with CNS injuries (acquired brain injury, cerebral vascular accident, and spinal cord injury).
Gait assessment and restoration post Stroke with specific emphasis on the impact of cognitive function and visual attention/processing speed on reacquisition of safe and functional gait in real-world setting.
Effect of visuospatial training tasks on freezing of gait in Parkinson’s Disease
Early rehabilitation in critical care (eRiCC): Supine cycling and functional electrical stimulation
Implementation and outcomes of Interprofessional Education (IPE) on concept of disability in healthcare for health professions education
Assessing functional outcomes of a short intensive rehabilitation program for individuals post stroke in a rural Jamaican community
Effects of Neuromodulation on verbal fluency in post-stroke aphasia
The Jan K. Richardson Excellence in Teaching Award from Duke University Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, May 2014
Alpha Eta—National Honor Society for Allied Health Professionals, Stony Brook University, 2005
Certificate of Academic Distinction, Hahnemann University, 1995
Professional Distinction, Hahnemann University, 1995
U.S. Department of Education Rehabilitation Training Grant, Hahnemann University, 1994
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