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Andrea N. Lasner is currently a physical therapist and clinical specialist for the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Rehabilitation Network Clinic for Performing Artists at the Peabody Institute and The Johns Hopkins Outpatient Rehabilitation Network Clinic at Timonium. Prior to receiving her Masters in Science from the University of Hartford and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Arcadia University, she trained and danced with Boston Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and professionally with the New Jersey Ballet. Andrea has developed the dance medicine program at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and is the director of the JHH Performing Arts Fellowship Program. She is also adjunct faculty at Towson University in the dance department. Teaching coursework to collegiate undergraduates and coordinates in collaboration with Hopkins for preventive dance screens yearly to all dance majors. Andrea Lasner has presented at several national and international conferences, such as the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science and the American Physical Therapy Association. She has been co-author on several dance medicine research studies and holds position on the board committee for the American Physical Therapy Association, Performing Arts Special Interest Group.
Johns Hopkins Performing Arts Therapy Program is dedicated to accommodating the unique needs of dancers, musicians, vocal artists, aerialists, figure skaters and other performing artists. The program offers comprehensive care for patients, including physical and occupational therapy for acute injuries, and regular maintenance to keep artists healthy and able to perform. The team also provides preventive screening, backstage evaluations, treatments and education for local dance schools.
Designations Clinical Specialist, Director of The Johns Hopkins Performing Arts Physical Therapy Fellowship Program, Adjunct Faculty in Dance Department at Towson University
Physical Therapist, Pilates based-rehab, Community Pilates classes