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Eric R. Anson, Ph.D.

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Appointment: (585) 758-5700

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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

12/3/2021
Hall CD, Herdman SJ, Whitney SL, Anson ER, Carender WJ, Hoppes CW, Cass SP, Christy JB, Cohen HS, Fife TD, Furman JM, Shepard NT, Clendaniel RA, Dishman JD, Goebel JA, Meldrum D, Ryan C, Wallace RL, Woodward NJ. "Vestibular Rehabilitation for Peripheral Vestibular Hypofunction: An Updated Clinical Practice Guideline From the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association." Journal of neurologic physical therapy : JNPT. 2021 Dec 3; Epub 2021 Dec 03.

11/11/2021
Hall CD, Herdman SJ, Whitney SL, Anson ER, Carender WJ, Hoppes CW. "Treatment of Vestibular Disorders (Inner Ear Balance Problems): How Does Your Physical Therapist Treat Dizziness Related to Inner Ear Balance Problems?" Journal of neurologic physical therapy : JNPT. 2021 Nov 11; Epub 2021 Nov 11.

2021
Critelli K, Demiris V, Klatt BN, Crane B, Anson ER. "Facemasks Block Lower Visual Field in Youth Ice Hockey." . 2021 3:787182. Epub 2021 Dec 06.

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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