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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan L. Whitney

Dr. Whitney received her PhD in motor development/motor learning from 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 currently receives funding from 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, has co-written a book about vestibular disorders, and is Vice President of the WCPT International Neurologic Physiotherapy Association. Dr. Whitney completed 2 terms on the American Physical Therapy Associations Board of Directors in 2019 and is past President and Vice President of ANPT. Dr. Whitney is currently engaged in research related to concussion and persons with balance and vestibular disorders.

 

To learn more about Dr. Whitney, listen to the ANPT Oral History Podcast with her. 

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