Suzann K. Campbell, PT, PhD
 
Received her physical therapy education and a PhD in neurophysiology with a minor in child development from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work experience includes physical therapy practice with children and infants in a residential care facility, in special care nurseries, and in outpatient clinics for management of movement dysfunction and for followup of infants at risk for delayed development and cerebral palsy; teaching in three research universities; and research on development of children with cerebral palsy, intervention for infants at risk for movement dysfunction, and measurement of motor development in infants and young children. She was principal investigator of grants from the Foundation for Physical Therapy and the National Institutes of Health for research to validate the Test of Infant Motor Performance and the TIMPSI. In September 2010 she was awarded the Jonas Salk award for leadership in research by the March of Dimes. Other awards include the Mary McMillan Lecture Award and the Marion Williams Research Award from the American Physical Therapy Association and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Academic and Clinical Work Experience:
2008-present Professor Emerita, 1987-2008 Professor, The University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Applied Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy. Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, 1998-2000. Department Head, 2000-2008.
1972-1987 Professor, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Allied Health Professions, Division of Physical Therapy, Chapel Hill, NC, 1984-1987; Associate Professor, 1977-1984; Assistant Professor, 1972-1977.
1971-1972 Consultant, University Family Health Service, Madison, WI. Consultant, Kiddie Camp Preschool for Retarded Children, Madison, WI. Part-Time Physical Therapist, Monroe Handicapped Children’s Clinic, Monroe, WI.
1968-1970 Instructor in Physical Therapy, School of Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.
1965-1968 Staff Physical Therapist, Central Wisconsin Colony, Madison, WI.
Gay L. Girolami, PT, MS
 
Received her physical therapy education at Marquette University, a Master of Science in pediatric physical therapy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with research that assessed the first version of the TIMP, and the PhD in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her work experience includes outpatient physical therapy practice with infants and children with neurological disorders; continuing education courses in the US, Europe and South America to train pediatric therapists in the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Approach for treatment of children with neurological disorders and developmental delay; research on the development of premature and high risk infants; and administration of an outpatient clinic which provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social services and early childhood education to infants and children with neurological, sensory and language disorders
Academic and Clinical Work Experience:
Ms. Girolami is currently Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Professional Education, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago.
1984-present Executive Director, Pathways Center, Glenview, Illinois.
1975-1980 Senior Physical Therapist and Continuing Education Instructor, Zentrum für zerebrale ewegungsstörungen, Universitäts-Kinderklinik, Bern, Switzerland.
1972-1974 Staff Physical Therapist, Illinois State Pediatric Institute, Chicago, Illinois.
1971-1972 Staff Physical Therapist, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois.
Thubi H. A. Kolobe, PT, MS, PhD
 
Received her physical therapy education at the School of Physiotherapy in South Africa, MS in pediatric physical therapy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and PhD in physical therapy with a minor in family therapy from Hahnemann University. Dr. Kolobe’s most recent clinical experience includes working with children with neurological disorders and developmental disabilities, program development and evaluation (programs for children 0-3 years old), and the neonatal special care nursery. She has taught continuing education courses and presented research papers in the US, South Africa, South America, Canada, and Japan. Dr. Kolobe has published in the areas of pediatric developmental tests and family-centered intervention. She was a co-investigator of the grant from the Foundation for Physical Therapy and a scientific site coordinator for the National Institutes of Health grant for research to develop the Test of Infant Motor Performance. Her current research is on the impact of the caregiving environment on child development and functional outcome, and prediction of motor outcome at preschool age.
 
Academic and Clinical Work Experience:
2003-present University of Oklahoma; Edith Kenney Gaylord Presidential Professor of Physical Therapy
1995-2003 Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois, 1993-1995:Lecturer,1990-1992: Senior Research Specialist.
1992-Present Program Consultant, 0-3 Early Intervention Program, El Valor, Chicago, Illinois.
1990-1992 Physical Therapist - consultant, Early Intervention Program, Easter Seal Society of Metropolitan Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.
1988-1990 Physical Therapy Manager and Consultant, Philadelphia Early Childhood Evaluation Center, Philadelphia, PA.
1986-1988 Chief of Rehabilitation Services (Pediatrics), El Paso, Texas.
1984-1986 Senior Lecturer, Medical University of Southern Africa, Pretoria, South Africa, 1981-1983: Lecturer
1976-1978 Staff Physiotherapist, Kalafong Hospital, Pretoria, South Africa.
Elizabeth Osten, OTR/L, MS
 
Received her under graduate education in occupational therapy from the University of Washington and her Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago with research on the rater reliability of the TIMP. She is currently completing her PhD in Infancy and Early Childhood Development at Fielding University. She has worked within clinical, academic and research settings. She has taught long and short courses in clinical reasoning and in pediatric occupational therapy practice related to early intervention, autism, infant motor development and sensory integration in the US, Israel, and South America. Ms. Osten was the Project Coordinator of the National Institutes of Health research grant to validate the Test Of Infant Motor Development. Ms. Osten currently owns and directs a private pediatric therapy practice in the north suburban Chicago area which specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of developmental and sensory integrative disorders in young children including children on the autism spectrum. She is a faculty member and lecturer with both the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning and the Profectum Foundation.
 
Academic and Clinical Work Experience:
1992 - present Owner and Director of Beth Osten and Associates, Skokie, Illinois
1991-1999 Graduate Research Assistant and Project Coordinator, University of Illinois at Chicago
1989-1998 Lecturer and Instructor Wright College COTA Program, Chicago, IL.
1985-1989 Occupational Therapist, Illinois Institute for Developmental Disabilities, Chicago, IL.
1977-1985 Chief Occupational Therapist, Dysfunctioning Child Center, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL.
1973-1977 Staff Therapist and Instructor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Maureen Lenke, OTR/L, BS
 
Received her education in occupational therapy at the University of Illinois-Champaign. Her work experience includes occupational therapy practice with infants and children in a variety of settings including a neonatal intensive care unit, pediatric intensive care unit, acute care pediatric unit, outpatient clinics for assessment and identification of developmental deficits in premature and high risk infants, children with Down Syndrome, and children with medical and developmental complications; clinical training and workshops in a hospital setting and in venues throughout the U.S.; and research on the development of premature and high risk infants.
 
Academic and Clinical Work Experience:
2007-Present  Pediatric Therapy Coordinator, Alexian Women's and Children's Hospital, Center for Pediatric Brain, Hoffman Estates, IL.
1984-2007 Senior Occupational Therapist , Pediatric Therapies, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL. Program Coordinator 1993-1997.
1981-1984 Staff Occupational Therapist, Evanston Hospital, Evanston, IL.
The Harris Infant Neuromotor Test (HINT) Developers
Susan R. Harris, PT, PhD
 
B.S, in physical therapy from Russell Sage College and PhD in special education from University of Washington. Recent clinical experience includes diagnostic assessment of infants with hypotonia, motor delays or suspected cerebral palsy; previous clinical and research experience in longitudinal assessment of  premature, low birth weight infants and infants with prenatal drug and/or alcohol exposure. PT faculty member at three research-intensive universities in US and Canada.  Research has included examining efficacy/effectiveness of early PT interventions as well as early diagnosis of developmental disorders.  In developing the HINT, she was principal investigator of grants from the National Institute of Disability & Rehabilitation Research (US Department of Education), the British Columbia Health Research Foundation, and the Sick Kids’ Foundation (Toronto).
 
Academic and Clinical Work Experience:
2008 - present: Professor Emerita; 1994-2008, Professor; 1990-1994, Associate Professor; Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia.
1987 - 1989: Associate Professor, School of Allied Health Professions, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1984 - 1987: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Washington
1980 - 1983: Assistant Professor (1981-1983); Instructor (1980-1981); Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington
1990-1996: Physical therapist (part-time), Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, Vancouver, BC, Canada
1987-1989: Physical therapist (part-time), Meriter Hospital High-Risk Infant Follow-up Program
1980-1981 and 1984-1987: Director of Physical Therapy, Clinical Training Unit, Child Development & Mental Retardation Center, University of Washington
1973-1976: School physical therapist in Renton, Kent, and Shoreline, WA school districts
1971-1972: Physical Therapy Department Head (and Captain), Hamilton Air Force Base Hospital, Novato, CA
1969-1981: Staff physical therapist (and Lieutenant), David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, CA
 
Antoinette M. Megens
 
Received her Physical Therapy education at the University of Toronto and Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Sciences from the University of British Columbia.  Her most recent work experience includes outpatient physical therapy practice for infants and children with neurological disorders and developmental disabilities, and screening high-risk infants in the Neonatal Follow-up Clinic.  She has previously worked with children in the areas of burns and plastics, oncology and rheumatology.  Ms. Megens has published in the areas of developmental screening, and lymphedema.  Her current research focus is functional evaluation of children with cerebral palsy.       
 
Work Experience:
2003-present Physical Therapist, Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre, Ottawa, Ontario
1999-2003 Project Coordinator, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
1997-1999 Physical Therapist, British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia
1995-1996 Physical Therapist, Hugh MacMillan Rehabilitation Centre, Toronto, Ontario
1994 Physical Therapist, Children’s Rehabilitation Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland
1994 Physical Therapist, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario