Associate Professor, Director of Cancer Rehabilitation
Dept. of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences; Dept. of Medical Social Sciences; Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University
Ann Marie Flores, PT, MSPT, PhD, MA, Certified Lymphedema Therapist; Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences and Department of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; Director of Cancer Rehabilitation, Cancer Survivorship Institute, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. I am a clinician scientist who has devoted her career to the reduction of physical and functional effects from cancer. My research goals are to (1) conduct and translate population-based research into patient-centered evidence-based interventions to prevent cancer-related limitations, impairments and disability particularly for minorities and the underserved and (2) disseminate and implement interventions to define the standard of cancer rehabilitation care and delivery across health care systems. I have enrolled nearly one-thousand cancer survivors and caregivers in my funded research studies (PI: Flores) and have found high prevalence of cancer-related physical and functional effects with little utilization of physical therapy – particularly for the socioeconomically disadvantaged. I am a PhD-trained medical sociologist and have my clinical degree and license in physical therapy.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
11:10 AM – 12:25 PM ET