Stephanie J Hart-Hughes, PT, MSMS, NCS
Hart Fall Mitigation Solutions
Geriatrics Expert Witness, Nursing Homes Expert Witness
Geriatric Falls, Fall-related standard of care, Fall risk assessment, Fall-related injury prevention, Customized fall interventions, Patient safety, Gait/Balance Disorders, Movement disorders, Skilled nursing facility, Long term care, Neurology, Physical therapy, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Over 25 years of experience. APTA Neurological Clinical Specialist (NCS) specializing in treatment of patients with multiple neurological diagnoses, gait/balance disorders and elevated fall risk.
Sixteen years of experience as physical therapy subject matter expert for the Veteran’s Health Administration in the areas of falls, balance/gait disorders and functional outcome measures.
Founding member James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital Interdisciplinary Falls Clinic and past core team member Injurious Falls Translational Team, VISN 8 Patient Safety Center.
Co-author, Balance Assessment Handbook for Rehabilitation Therapists and author, Functional Balance Class Training Manual for VA National Center for Patient Safety Falls Toolkit.
Author of over twenty peer-reviewed publications and poster presentations.Created and delivered over forty professional presentations to regional and national audiences. Co-investigator on over fifteen funded research projects in the areas of fall risk ...