The human brain is a extremely complex machine, when it is injured implementing successful rehab programs is very complex. It will require the therapists to master a varied skillset and knowledge base. I will teach you how to develop these skills so that you can develop successful evidenced based treatment for this population.
-Elizabeth Grace Georgelos, PT, MS, NCS
Elizabeth Grace Georgelos, PT, MS, NCS is a Team Leader at Good Shepherd Penn Partners?Penn Therapy and Fitness, in Philadelphia, PA. She works in the Vestibular Rehabilitation program and is part of the Penn Concussion Center and the Penn Balance and Dizziness Center. Working closely with the multidisciplinary team of physicians, audiologists and physical therapists in the Penn Balance Center helped her develop a true passion for vestibular rehabilitation. Her clinical practice now focuses primarily on treating patients following concussion and mild TBI from sports and non-sports injuries, in addition to vestibular rehabilitation. She graduated from Northeastern University with her Bachelors of Science in Physical therapy in 1998 and received her Masters of Science in Physical Therapy in 1999 from Northeastern University. Betsy received her masters of science degree in neuromotor science from Temple University in 2015. She has been certified by the ABPTS as a Neurologic Clinical Specialist since 2004 and received her Certificate of Competency in Vestibular Rehabilitation from Emory University/APTA in 2004. She participates in education of both entry-level physical therapy students at multiple universities and licensed clinicians via continuing education courses, including being on faculty of the APTA’s Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Competency-Based Course, at Emory University. She is also part of the faculty of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Pediatric Residency. Betsy serves in the Vestibular Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the APTA Neurology Section as the Newsletter Co-Editor and has served on several task forces and committees within the VR SIG leadership.