Jody Ann Feld
Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Feld is physical therapist with a specialization in adult neurological rehabilitation. She joined the faculty in 2011. Dr. Feld's experience as a neurologic PT is utilized across the curriculum including Foundational Examination, Physical Therapist Interventions, Neurological Patient Management and Neurological Gait: Assessment and Intervention. Dr. Feld has an interest in developing collaborative learning experience for students and clinicians in healthcare professions with an emphasis on the concept of disability in healthcare and benefits of adaptive sports for persons with disabilities. She has lectured both nationally and internationally on the use of therapeutic and functional electrical stimulation post central nervous system (CNS) injury.  Her research interests include investigation of the multifactoral impact of acquired brain injury on balance, visuospatial training and freezing of gait in Parkinson's Disease, use of functional electrical stimulation (FES) for recovery of hand function and ambulation in adults with CNS injury or disease, the role of emerging rehabilitation technology on functional recovery post CNS injury and impact of functional electrical stimulation cycling in mitigation of ICU-acquired weakness (ICUAW).



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