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Linda B. Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Administrative Title:

Co-Director For Academic Affairs, Dpt Program

Location:

AHB, 315B

Phone (Primary):

410-706-1950

Education and Training

  • BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore in 1984
  • Master of Health Science from the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy in 2003
  • Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore in 2007

Biosketch

Linda B. Horn, PT, DScPT, MHS, GCS, NCS is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Academic Affairs at the University of Maryland Baltimore School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science. She was an adjunct instructor for 17 years prior to becoming a fulltime faculty member. She received a BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore in 1984, Master of Health Science from the University of Indianapolis Krannert School of Physical Therapy in 2003 and Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Maryland Baltimore in 2007. She has 30+ years of clinical experience in a variety of clinical settings including acute care, outpatient and home care. She is also a board certified geriatric and neurologic specialist. She is active in the American Physical Therapy Association at both the state and national level. Research interests include balance and falls in adults, professional behavior and interprofessional education, and improving upper extremity function after a stroke.

Research/Clinical Keywords

balance, vestibular, neurology, geriatrics, fall prevention

Highlighted Publications

  • Horn LB. Differentiating Between Vestibular and Non-Vestibular Balance Disorders. Neurology Report. 1997;21(1): 23-28.
  • Horn LB. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in the Older Adult. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 2009;25(3):231-243.

Clinical Specialty Details

Dr. Horn was certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties in 1993 as a Neurologic Certified Specialist and recertified in 2003 and 2013. She was certified as a Geriatric Certified Specialist in 2015. She specializes in balance and vestibular disorders in adults as well as fall prevention for older adults.