BS: Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky, 1992.
OTD: Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, 2018.
Certification: National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, 1993.
Brachial plexus birth injuries; traumatic brachial plexus injuries; acute flaccid myelitis; thoracic outlet syndrome; feeding difficulties
Brachial Plexus, Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy, Feeding Team, Feeding and Swallowing Problems
Brachial plexus injuries; thoracic outlet syndrome
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Brachial plexus birth injuries and the association between pre-procedure and post-procedure pediatric outcomes data collection instrument scores and narakas classification. Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine. 2020; 13:47-55.
Chapter 13 Brachial Plexus Pre- and Post-Op Management Secondary. Pediatric Hand Therapy. : Elsevier; Elsevier; 2020.
The impact of pediatric brachial plexus injury on families. Journal of Hand Surgery (American Volume). 2015; 40:1190-1195.
Factors related to the psychosocial functioning of youth with neonatal brachial plexus injuries. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2015; 40:285-296.
Use of botulinum toxin type A in the management of neonatal brachial plexus palsy. PM&R. 2014; 6:1107-1119.
Restoring function for children with brachial plexus birth palsy. 2013; 7:18-25.
Arthroscopically assisted Sever-L'Episcopo procedure improves clinical and radiographic outcomes in neonatal brachial plexus palsy patients. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2011; 31:341-351.
Brachial plexus birth injury and cerebral palsy lead to a common contracture phenotype characterized by reduced functional muscle length and strength. Frontiers in Rehabilitation Sciences. 2022; 3:983159.
Commentary on "Integrated Electromyography: Discriminant Analysis and Prediction of Recovery 3 to 6 Years After Brachial Plexus Birth Injury ". Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2020; 32:128.
OT Practitioners’ Perception of Their Role in Care Coordination. American Journal of Occupational Therapy. 2019; 73:7311505221p1.