Ann T. Harrington, PT, DPT, PhD, PCS

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Ann T. Harrington, PhD, is a physical therapy research scientist with the Trisomy 21 Program, Center for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome and Related Diagnoses, Spina Bifida Program, and the Neurogenetics Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Neurogenetic diseases, Trisomy 21
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Virtua
Phone: 215-590-5819

Education and Training

Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Orthopedic Applied Physiology - Arcadia University; Glenside, PA

Board Certification

Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy
APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Biology/Vertebrate Physiology - The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

Graduate Degree

DPT - Arcadia University, Glenside, PA
PhD in Philosophy, Biomechanics and Movement Science, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
MS in Health Promotion - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Titles and Academic Titles

Physical Therapy Research Scientist

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Promoting physical fitness in children and adolescents with impairments related to neurological, neuromuscular or genetic diseases, allowing them to overcome barriers to community participation and recreational physical activity with an underlying goal of improving quality of life