Judith Deutsch PT PhD FAPTA is Professor and Director of the Rivers Lab in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Science in the School of Health Professions at Rutgers University. She received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford, her MS in Physical Therapy from USC and her PhD in Pathokinesiology from NYU. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Rehabilitation Research at UMDNJ. Her research includes the development and testing of virtual reality and game-based systems to improve functional mobility and fitness for individuals with neurologic conditions and she contributes to knowledge synthesis and translation supporting evidence-based adoption of video games in practice. She is president of the International Neurological Physical Therapy Association a sub-group of WPT. She was the first Editor in Chief of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy and a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Neural Engineering Research and Games for Health. The AHA, NSF and NIH fund her work.