You are now viewing our public site. Back to Dashboard

Stacey Dusing, PT, PhD, PCS

Stacey Dusing Instructor Bio:
Dr. Dusing is a board certified pediatric physical therapy specialist with over 15 years of clinical and research experience with infants and children. Dr. Dusing is currently associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University where she directs the Motor Development Laboratory. Her research focuses on postural control, reaching development and interventions to advance development in infants with or at high risk of having developmental disabilities including interventions in the Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) and the first year of life. Dr. Dusing is also a core faculty member in the Virginia Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (Va-LEND) program and an Affiliate Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Pediatrics. She provides clinical physical therapy services in the NICU and Neonatal Continuing Care Program at the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU.
Dr. Dusing received her BS in Physical Therapy from Daemen College in Buffalo NY. She earned her MS and PhD in Human Movement Science at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed an NIH career development award at the University of Delaware. She has had research funding from NIH, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, The US Department of Education, AD Williams Foundation, APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy and the Foundation for Physical Therapy.

Stacey Dusing's Continuing Education Courses

Parent Child Interaction: Why Intervention Must Start Early

Parent Child Interaction: Why Intervention Must Start Early

Infants born preterm or with a high risk of disabilities benefit from developmentally supportive interactions. Therapy alone cannot meet the needs of these infants without the support of parents to integrate supportive experiences into… Read Morearrow_right

See Course Details

Implications of Cognitive and Motor Interactions for Intervention

Implications of Cognitive and Motor Interactions for Intervention

A large body of evidence suggests a tight coupling between motor and cognitive development. Yet physical therapy education often focuses only on motor development. This course will demonstrate the relationship between motor and cognitive… Read Morearrow_right

See Course Details

Variable and Adaptive Postural Control in the First Year of Life

Variable and Adaptive Postural Control in the First Year of Life

Variability is a key component of typical development. A lack of variability in development may be related to developmental delay. This course will describe the development of variable and adaptive postural control in typical development… Read Morearrow_right

See Course Details

Sign up to receive exclusive content from industry leading instructors.

Send us feedback

Email