Professional Bio


  • Ph.D., Physical Therapy, University of Miami, 2008
  • M.S., Physical Therapy, University of Miami, 2000
  • B.S., Biology, University of Puget Sound, 1998


Certifications and Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) - Pediatric, Neurologic and Education Sections

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Interventions that promote recovery of function in children and adults with neurological disorders.
  • Teaching clinical decision making

Recent Publications

Hoffman, L., & Field-Fote, E. (2013). Effects of practice combined with somatosensory or motor stimulation on hand function in persons with spinal cord injury. Topics In Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 19(4), 288–299. doi:10.1310/sci1904-288