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Fellow of ACRM


The ACRM Fellows Committee and Board of Governors are pleased to recognize Dr. Rachel Proffitt for her outstanding record of professional service to ACRM and for the nationally significant contributions she has made to the field of medical rehabilitation by conferring on her the designation of ACRM Fellow.


Please join them in congratulating Dr. Proffitt. She will be recognized for her service and achievement at the The ACRM Gala, during the ACRM 2024 Annual Conference (ticketed event). All registered attendees are welcome and encouraged to attend.


Dr. Rachel Proffitt is Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Missouri. Her research focuses on developing, testing, and implementing virtual reality-based interventions for adults and older adults post-stroke. She is currently translating effective interventions, such as LSVT®BIG, for use with the stroke population and pairing telehealth applications for remote delivery in rural areas. Dr. Proffitt is PI of an NIH R01 to evaluate a sensor system in the homes of rural community-dwelling older adults. She has served as a founder and Chair of the ACRM Technology Networking Group and is currently the Secretary of the ACRM Board of Governors.

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