Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy CPG Work Group/Contact Information

Vestibular CPG Work Group; Group lead: Courtney Hall

 Scope of the CPG:  The scope of this CPG is to evaluate the effectiveness of vestibular rehabilitation in persons with peripheral vestibular hypofunction

Pubmed CPG article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26913496

Contact Person
Employer/Clinical background and expertise
Courtney Hall PT, PhD
Associate Professor, East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN
Sue Whitney PT, PhD, NCS, ATC
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA
Susan Herdman PT, PhD, FAPTA
Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University
Center for Rehabilitation Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Locomotor Training CPG Work Group; Group lead: George Hornby

Scope of the CPG:  The scope of the CPG is to evaluate available evidence of the efficacy of various physical interventions to improve walking function of patients with a history of a stroke, motor incomplete SCI, or TBI of > 6 months duration.
Contact Person
Contact Person Employer/Clinical background and expertise
George Hornby PT PhD

Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Indiana University School of Medicine

Patty Scheets PT DPT NCS
Director of Clinical Quality and Outcomes
Infinity Rehabilitation, Effingham, IL
Irene Ward PT, DPT, NCS
Brain injury clinical research coordinator
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
1199 Pleasant Valley Way
West Orange, NJ
Darcy Reisman PT, PhD
Associate Chair, Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19713

Core Measures CPG Work Group; Group leader: Jenni Moore

Scope of the CPG:  The focus of this CPG is to identify a core set of outcome measures used to assess balance, gait, transfers, and patient-stated goals in adults with neuromuscular conditions
Contact Person
Employer/Clinical background and expertise
Jenni Moore PT, DHS, NCS
Advisor to the Regional Center of Knowledge Translation in Rehabilitation
Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital
Oslo/Nesodden, Norway
Jane Sullivan PT, DHS
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences
Feinberg Medical School, Northwestern University
645 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1100
Chicago, IL, 60611
Kirsten Potter PT, DPT, MS
Associate Professor
Rockhurst University
1100 Rockhurst Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110

Orthotics and Neuro Prosthetics: Content Leader: Therese Johnston; Admin. Leader: Lisa Brown

Scope of the CPG:  to evaluate the effectiveness of ankle foot orthoses and functional electrical stimulation devices in reducing foot drop in patients with post-stroke hemiplegia.
Contact Person
Employer/Clinical background and expertise
Therese E. Johnston, PT, PhD, MBA

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Lisa Brown PT,DPT,NCS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Boston University
Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Science
Boston, MA
Sarah Keller PT, DPT, NCS
Instructor
Physical Therapy Program
Midwestern University
Downers Grove, IL
Caitlin Denzer-Weiler PT, DPT, NCS
Senior Physical Therapist, Neurologic Clinical Specialist
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
Chester, NJ

Concussion CPG Work Group: Co leaders= Group lead: Karen McColloch

Scope of the CPG:  The purpose of the CPG is to articulate the potential indications, benefits, and best practices for physical therapy for those individuals who sustain a concussion and have persistent symptoms (greater than two weeks).
Contact Person
Employer/Clinical background and expertise
Karen McColloch PT, PhD, NCS

Professor and Assistant Director for Distance and Continuing Education
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Airelle Hunter-Giordano PT, DPT, SCS, OCS
Associate Director of Clinical Services;
Director of Sports Physical Therapy Residency; Assistant Professor
Newark, DE
Catherine Quatman-Yates
PT, DPT, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Cincinnati
Division of Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy - Sports Medicine
Cincinnati, OH
Bara Alsalaheen PT, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan-Flint
Flint, MI
Kathy Kumagai-Shimamura PT, DPT, NCS, OCS, FAAOMPT
Associate Profesor
Azusa Pacific University
School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
Azusa, CA
Rob Landel PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAPTA
Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy
University of Southern California-Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
Los Angeles, CA
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