Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US


B.S. from Tufts University
Occupational therapy
M.A. from Columbia University
Motor learning
Ed.D. from Columbia University
Motor learning
Advanced Training from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
vestibular physiology


Texas Occupational Therapy license
Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners
Occupational therapist, registered
American Occupational Therapy Association

Honors & Awards

Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award, American Occupational Therapy Association
Member, American Occupational Therapy Foundation Academy of Research
2003, elected membership
Fellow, American Occupational Therapy Association
Honorable mention, American Medical Writers Association 1994 Medical Book Awards Competition
1994, for Neuroscience for Rehabilitation, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott (1993)
Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture
Title: A Career in Inquiry

Professional Interests

  • Research interests
  • Clinical interests

Selected Publications


Epidemiologic research on screening for vestibular and balance disorders
- #R01DC009031
National Institutes of Health
2008-2013; principal investigator
2015 - 2020; principal investigator
Supplement on driving disability in vestibular disorders
National Institutes of Health
2001-2002; principal investigator
Management of adaptation to altered sensorimotor states
- #R01 DC04167
National Institutes of Health
1999-2004; principal investigator
Treatments for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
- #R01-DC03602
National Institutes of Health
1998-2009; principal investigator
Advanced Techniques for Assessment of Postural and Locomotor Ataxia, Spatial Orientation and Gaze Stability
National Space Biomedical Research Institute
1997-1998; co-principal investigator
Rehabilitation paradigms for chronic vertigo
- #R29-DC02412
National Institutes of Health
1995-2000; principal investigator
Habituation following vestibular neurectomy
- #R03-DC01732
National Institutes of Health
1994-1996; principal investigator