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Public Health Minute with William Latimer – Lehman College » Stroke Rehabilitation – Dawn Nilsen, Ed.D. – Columbia University

Stroke Rehabilitation – Dawn Nilsen, Ed.D. – Columbia University


People who have sustained a stroke are often left with residual motor impairments.

Dr. Dawn Nilsen is an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University, Programs in Occupational Therapy. Her research interests include determining the effectiveness and efficacy of therapeutic interventions on the recovery of occupational performance in persons with neurological impairments, kinematic analysis of arm/hand function, and the impact of body orientation on upper limb movement. Dr. Nilsen’s research has been awarded grants from the New York State Occupational Therapy Association (NYSOTA). Learn more about Dr. Nilsen here.