Gwendolyn Larsen, PT, DPT is an Instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Education/Community Outreach Coordinator for Tedy’s Team Center of Excellence in Stroke Recovery. She has worked in the IMPACT Practice Center since 2020 mentoring students in clinical and interprofessional experiences and within the Center of Excellence since 2023 developing and providing community education programming around stroke awareness and prevention. Her clinical background includes over 20 years working with persons with neurological conditions with significant experience in helping people return to meaningful activities following stroke and traumatic brain injury within an interprofessional team. She has been recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Neurologic Clinical Specialist since 2014 and is currently pursuing a MS-PhD in Health Professions Education at the MGH Institute for Health Professions.

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Studies, Simmons University, Boston, MA
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Simmons University, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

In addition, Dr. Larsen regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.

Clinical Presentation and Outcomes in a Patient with Heterotopic Ossification Following a Traumatic Brain Injury at APTA of MA Annual Conference.

Why Is My Arm Not Working? at BIA of MA Annual Conference.

Evidence-based Interventions to Improve Walking Speed and Function at APTA of MA Annual Conference.

An Algorithm for Selecting Physical Therapy Outcome Measures in the Outpatient Setting for Clients with Acquired Brain Injury at BIA of MA
Annual Conference.

Task-specific Training to Maximize UE Function after Brain Injury at BIA of MA Annual Conference.

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