Dr. Susan Hunter is Assistant Professor at the School of Physical Therapy, University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Hunter’s teaching and research interests include balance, gait, postural stability, falls and fall-related injuries in older adults, and rehabilitation of cognitively impaired older adults. Susan has research affiliations with the Gait & Brain Lab: Parkwood Hospital, London, Ontario; the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University in the Division of Geriatric Medicine (Assistant Professor) and the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Adjunct Professor). She is also a Senior Research Fellow with the School of Physical Therapy and Exercise Science, Curtin University, Perth, Australia.
She has authored numerous scientific papers and presented at national and international conferences. Susan is also recipient of the Ontario Research Coalition (ORC) Early Researcher Award (2011), the Edmund V. Cowdry Prize, Canadian Geriatrics Society (2010), and AgePlus Prize, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Institute of Aging (2009).