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Heather T. Peters, PhD (cand.), MOT, OTR/L

Heather T. Peters Instructor Bio:
Heather is an occupational therapist and PhD candidate in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Ohio State University. Currently working in the B.R.A.I.N. lab as a graduate research associate, she is primarily interested in developing and testing interventions that improve motor function and quality of life in stroke survivors. Specifically, her primary research area of emphasis is examining the effect of noninvasive brain stimulation combined with occupational therapy (Functional Brain Stimulation™) on improving arm and hand function in survivors of stroke. Heather has also engaged in research and/or published in the topics of mental practice, outcome measurement validity, and portable upper extremity robotics.

Heather T. Peters's Continuing Education Courses

Neurologic Upper Extremity Part 1: Assessment and Treatment of the Minimally Impaired UE

Neurologic Upper Extremity Part 1: Assessment and Treatment of the Minimally Impaired UE

Deficits in upper extremity function are among the most common and devastating impairments, spanning virtually every neurologic diagnosis. As clinicians, we have more evidence than ever at our disposal describing the optimal treatment strategies… Read Morearrow_right

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Neurologic Upper Extremity Part 2: Adjunctive Treatment Strategies for Moderate to Severe Impairment

Neurologic Upper Extremity Part 2: Adjunctive Treatment Strategies for Moderate to Severe Impairment

Deficits in upper extremity function are among the most common and devastating impairments, spanning virtually every neurologic diagnosis. As clinicians, we have more evidence than ever at our disposal describing the optimal treatment strategies… Read Morearrow_right

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Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in Neurologic Diagnoses

Noninvasive Brain Stimulation in Neurologic Diagnoses

New and cutting edge technologies to address neurologic impairments are emerging every day. However, many of them are exceedingly expensive, only effective for a minority of patients, or difficult to implement in clinical practice. One… Read Morearrow_right

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