Maureen WhitfordAssistant Professor | Cleveland, Ohio
Maureen Whitford, PT, PhD, NCS has a PhD in rehabilitation science with a special interest in motor recovery and neuroplastic change post-stroke. She has been an Assistant Professor at CSU since August 2014. She has been a physical therapist for over 24 years, practicing across many settings with a focus on neurorehabilitation. She is especially interested in gaining insight in to motor control and learning post-stroke in an attempt to develop more effective rehabilitative intervention techniques.
She currently studies these questions in humans (healthy controls and people post-stroke), primarily using the upper extremity as a model. She is also extremely interested in bimanual coordination post-stroke. In addition to these research interests, she has a passion for physical therapy and for teaching our future physical therapists.