Professor and Director Rivers Lab
Department of Rehabilitation And Movement Sciences, School of Health Professions, Rutgers University
Newark, New Jersey
Dr. Deutsch received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford, her MS in Physical Therapy from USC and her PhD in Pathokinesiology from NYU. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Rehabilitation Research at UMDNJ. Dr. Deutsch is Professor and Director of the Research in Virtual Environments and Rehabilitation Sciences (Rivers) Lab in the Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy at the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences. Her current research includes the development and testing of virtual reality and serious games to improve functional mobility and fitness of individuals with neurologic health conditions. She contributes to the transfer of the technology and knowledge translation aimed at facilitating adoption and evidence-based practice of these technologies. She is an active member of the global PT community serving currently as President of the International Neurological Physical Therapy Association a sub-group of the World Physiotherapy. She was the first Editor in Chief of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy and is now member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Neural Engineering Research and Games for Health. The AHA, NSF and NIH fund her work.
Monday, September 27, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM ET
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
12:30 PM – 1:45 PM ET