Clinical Specialist, Occupational Therapy
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Wyncote, Pennsylvania – United States
Todd Levy, MS, OTR/L, CBIST, is a Clinical Specialist in Occupational Therapy at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) where his efforts include direct clinical care, clinical quality improvement, research investigation, program development, implementing research to clinical practice, and training. Mr. Levy is Cochairman of the ACRM Pediatric Stroke Task Force. Mr. Levy is Program Coordinator of the Bimanual Therapy Program for Pediatric Hemiparesis and primary Occupational Therapist for the Pediatric Stroke Clinic at CHOP. Mr. Levy is a member of the Hand Transplantation Program at CHOP where he is involved in numerous endeavors to study the outcomes of the first pediatric bilateral hand transplantation, and to develop methods to maximize and measure functional and psychosocial outcomes of hand transplantation. Mr. Levy serves on multiple hospital-wide committees to implement digital health tools at CHOP. Mr. Levy contributed to the development of the Healthy Weight Program and concussion rehabilitation services at CHOP. His interests include pediatric stroke and traumatic brain injury, hand therapy, hand transplantation, and improving patient-caregiver engagement in the healthcare process using technology.
Mr. Levy has worked with children with brain injuries and their caregivers from acute care, to inpatient rehabilitation, to outpatient and school settings. He began his career at Washington University in St. Louis studying the effects of neonatal hypoxic ischemic brain injury, neuroprotective agents and environmental enrichment on neurodevelopmental outcomes. Mr. Levy has been involved in brain injury education and prevention endeavors through the Brain Injury Association of America. He served on the Board of Governors of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists and continues to serve on the Advanced Practice Committee of this organization. He was recently approved to develop a Pediatric Stroke Task Force for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Wednesday, November 6
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Friday, November 8
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM