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Eric R. Anson, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 758-5700

Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Anson is an expert in vestibular rehabilitation with a research background in disorders of the vestibular system and other causes of balance problems. He received a Masters degree in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 2003, his doctoral degree from the University of Maryland, and he completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His research interests include perception of self-motion and the effects of vestibular disorders on gaze and postural control problems during balance and walking.

Credentials

Education

1999
BS | Univ of Houston
Kinesiology

2003
MS | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Physical Therapy

2015
PhD | University of Maryland
Kinesiology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

03/2015 - 11/2017
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore, MD Postdoctoral Fellow Otolaryngology (Mentor: Yuri Agrawal, MD, MPH)

Awards

2015
Doctoral Scholar Award
Sponsor: American Kinesiology Association

2015
Dean's Scholar Award
Sponsor: School of Public Health, University of Maryland

2014
International Conference Student Support Award
Sponsor: Graduate School, University of Maryland

2014
Willie Dissertation Fellowship
Sponsor: Graduate School, University of Maryland

2013
Graduate Student Travel Award
Sponsor: International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation

2012
Teaching Assistant of the Year
Sponsor: Kinesiology Department, University of Maryland

2011
Second Place Poster Presentation: Interdisciplinary Research
Sponsor: Graduate Research Interaction Day, University of Maryland

2008
David H. Clarke Fellowship
Sponsor: Kinesiology Department, University of Maryland

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Publications

Journal Articles

2020
Wei EX, Anson ER, Resnick SM, Agrawal Y. "Psychometric Tests and Spatial Navigation: Data From the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging." Frontiers in neurology. 2020 11:484. Epub 2020 Jun 11.

2019
Anson, E.; Pineault, K.; Bair, W.; Agrawal, Y. "Reduced vestibular function is associated with longer, slower steps in healthy adults during normal speed walking" . Gait and Posture. 2019; 68: 340-345.

2019
Alkathiry AA, Kontos AP, Furman JM, Whitney SL, Anson ER, Sparto PJ. "Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex Function in Adolescents With Sport-Related Concussion: Preliminary Results." Sports health.. 2019 11(6):479-485. Epub 2019 Aug 14.

Books & Chapters

2014
Chapter Title: Sensorimotor Recalibration in Virtual Environments
Book Title: Virtual Reality for Physical and Motor Rehabilitation
Author List: Wright WG, Creem-Regehr SH, Warren WH, Anson E, Jeka J, Keshner EA
Edited By: Weiss PL, Keshner EA, Levin M
Published By: Springer 2014 in New York

2010
Chapter Title: Sensory Reweighting: A rehabilitative mechanism?
Book Title: Handbook of Medical Neuropsychology
Author List: Anson E & Jeka JJ
Published By: Springer 2010 in New York

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