Susan H. Ventura

Associate Clinical Professor and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
  • Department of Physical Therapy, Movement & Rehabilitation Science

Résumé/CV:
Office: 6 F Robinson Hall
Phone: 617-373-5988
Email: s.ventura@northeastern.edu

Education:
Northeastern University: PhD in Law, Policy & Society
MEd in Human Development
BS in Physical Therapy

Certifications:
Clinical Instructor (APTA)
Focus Group Facilitator (Concept Systems, Inc.)

Specializations:
Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Assistive Technology, Disabilities, Disability Rights, Quality of Life Health Care, Law and Public Policy, and Psychosocial Aspects of Health Care

Responsibilities:
Teacher: Assistive Technology, Psychosocial Aspects of Health Care, Clinical Education
Research Mentor: Physical therapy and Engineering students
Member: College and department committees
Academic Partner: Consumer consultants

Publications:
Drench ME, Noonan AC, Sharby N & Ventura SH. Psychosocial Aspects of Health Care. 3rd Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2013.

Summary:
I am passionate about the psychosocial aspects of health and healthcare, improving the integrity of the healthcare system, advancing knowledge and understanding of health and healthcare, and improving the quality of life of people during the experiences of illness or disability.