Laura Prosser, PhD

Core Faculty

Laura Prosser, PhD is a core faculty member at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness (CPCE) at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Prosser's research focuses are the development and rehabilitation of movement in children, particularly those with neurological impairments. This includes the investigation of the development of impaired movement, the study of novel motor rehabilitation interventions in children, and the interaction between the processes of neuroplasticity and neuromaturation in sensorimotor systems. She leads the CHOP Neuromotor Performance Lab (NMPL), which features state-of-the-art technology to measure all aspects of pediatric motor performance, functional mobility, and motor development.

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