Linda Tickle-Degnen, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA, is professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and the director of the Health Quality of Life Lab in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. Her research is directed toward understanding and promoting positive social functioning and wellness in Parkinson’s disease and other chronic conditions.
Dr. Tickle-Degnen can speak about:
- Health-care practitioners’ interpretation of patients’ nonverbal cues
- Multi-disciplinary interventions that can improve the health and quality of life of those with chronic conditions
- Impact on individuals with disorders of facial expression, such as masking, and movement