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Stacey Dusing PhD, PT, FAPTA

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Sykes Family Chair in Pediatric Physical Therapy, Pediatric Health and Development
Associate Professor


1540 Alcazar St., CHP 155,
Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006


Stacey Dusing, Ph.D., PT, FAPTA is a board certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy and the Director of the Motor Development Lab (MDL). Her primary research interests include understanding the influence of motor control on global development and efficacy of physical therapy interventions for infants. Specifically, she focus on the relationship between postural control, reaching, mobility, and cognition in infants with typical development and at risk for disabilities and interventions for infants born prematurely or with cerebral palsy.

  • K12 Scholar, Infant Motor Control, University of Delaware (Mentor J. Cole Galloway), 2010
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill NC, 2006
  • Master of Science, Human Movement Science, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill NC, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, Daemen College Amherst NY, 1997


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