Virginia Commonwealth University

Stacey Dusing, P.T., Ph.D.

Stacey Dusing, P.T., PhD. Associate professor
E-mail: scdusing@vcu.edu
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Professional interests

Stacey Dusing, Ph.D.  is a member of the Department of Physical Therapy as well as a faculty member of the VA-Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment Disabilities (LEND) program. She teaches courses on infant and child development, assessment and treatment in pediatric physical therapy. Dr. Dusing is the director of the Motor Development Lab. Her primary research interests include the development of postural control and reaching in infants with typical development and those born prematurely, the role of motor control and variability on global development, physical therapy interventions for infants, and motor development in children with lysosomal storage disorders and hearing impairments.

Education

  • K12 Scholar. Infant Motor Control.(2008-2010), University of Delaware (Mentor J. Cole Galloway)
  • Ph.D. Human Movement Science (2006), University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • M.S. Human Movement Science (2002), University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
  • B.S. Physical Therapy (1997), Daemen College, Amherst, NY

Key professional service activities

Reviewer: Clinical Biomechanics, Early Human Development, Physical Therapy Journal, and Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology

Chair: Neonatal Fellowship Taskforce, Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association. 2010-present

Member, Neonatal Competencies Task Force, Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association 2008-2011

Chair, Neonatology Special Interest Group, Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association. 2008-present

Member, Research Committee, Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association. 2009-present

Chair, Grant Review Subcommittee, Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association. 2010-present.

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