Dr. Susan Duff is an Associate Professor in the Crean College of Health & Behavioral Sciences, at Chapman University, Irvine, California. Dr. Duff is an Occupational and Physical Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist. She completed a doctorate in Movement Science at Columbia University and post-doctoral training at Penn State University in Motor Control and at the University of Southern California in Clinical Trials. Her expertise is in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation and motor learning with experience across the lifespan. She is on the editorial board for the Journal of Hand Therapy and Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. Her research focuses on the assessment, acquisition, and recovery of prehension. Most recently, she has been collaborating with others on intervention strategies designed to augment muscle activation and prehension in persons with peripheral nerve injuries and central neurological disorders.
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
1:55 PM – 3:10 PM ET