Clinical Specialist, Occupational Therapy
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Todd Levy, MS, OTR/L, CBIST, is a Clinical Specialist in Occupational Therapy at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) where his efforts include clinical care, quality improvement, program development, and implementing research to clinical practice. Mr. Levy is Program Coordinator of the Bimanual Therapy Program for Pediatric Hemiparesis and primary Occupational Therapist for the Pediatric Stroke Clinic at CHOP. Mr. Levy is a member of the Hand Transplantation Program at CHOP where he is involved in numerous endeavors to study the outcomes of the first pediatric bilateral hand transplantation, and to develop methods to maximize and measure functional and psychosocial outcomes of hand transplantation. Mr. Levy contributed to the development of the Healthy Weight Program and concussion rehabilitation services at CHOP. In 2018 Mr. Levy founded the Pediatric Stroke Task Force under the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) and currently co-chairs this task force. He also serves on the ACRM Conference Planning Committee, the BI-SIG Pediatric & Adolescent Task Force, and the Pediatric Networking Group. Mr. Levy is a founding member and Vice Chairman of the International Pediatric Stroke Organization’s Education Committee.
Mr. Levy has worked with children with brain injuries and their caregivers from acute care, to inpatient rehabilitation, to outpatient and school settings. He began his career at Washington University in St. Louis studying the effects of neonatal hypoxic ischemic brain injury, neuroprotective agents and environmental enrichment on neurodevelopmental outcomes. Mr. Levy has been involved in brain injury education and prevention endeavors through the Brain Injury Association of America. He served on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists and continues to serve on the Advanced Practice Committee of this organization. He is founding Cochairman of ACRM’s Pediatric Stroke Task Force for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
11:10 AM – 12:25 PM ET