Harris, Susan R.

Harris, Susan R.
Country
Canada
Bio
A Professor Emerita in the Department of Physical Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, Susan is the former Editor-in-Chief of Physiotherapy Canada and currently serves on the editorial board of Infants & Young Children.  Her pediatric research has focused on early diagnosis of movement disorders in infants and the effectiveness of early intervention for at-risk infants and children with neurodevelopmental disabilities.  She is co-author, with Dr. Marci Hanson, of Teaching the Young Child with Motor Delays: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (1986), primary author of the 2009 manual for the Harris Infant Neuromotor Test (HINT), and has authored/co-authored more than 160 peer-reviewed journal articles. Between 2013 and 2018, she made 7 presentations and published 23 articles in professional journals. Grant funding for development and standardization of the HINT was received from the US National Institute of Disability & Rehabilitation Research, the British Columbia Health Research Foundation, the Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, and the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada.  She is fluent in English and has more than 40 years’ experience in organizing and/or conducting continuing education courses.