Heather Feldner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington

Heather Feldner

Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington

Biography

Dr. Heather Feldner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, in Seattle, WA, USA. Her research centers on the design and implementation of mobility technology and its effects upon activity and participation within a variety of personal and environmental contexts, including how perceptions of disability and identity emerge and evolve through technology use. Her current work incorporates multidisciplinary, mixed methods approaches that draw from her background as a pediatric physical therapist, doctoral work in disability studies, and postdoctoral research in user-centered rehabilitation and design in mechanical engineering.

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