Cláudia Costa: Universidade de Lisboa – University of Pittsburgh

(4 months)


Under the scope of her Ph.D in Neuroscience, as a vestibular rehabilitation physical therapist, Cláudia will study the effect of visual environmental complexity and its impact on persons living with dizziness. Her focus is on the clinical implications on how the environment affects persons with dizziness. Visiting the Balance Lab of the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Pittsburgh will consolidate a research model and enhance the understanding of vision and its effect on postural control and quality of life.