Heather Cianci, PT, MS, GCS

Ms. Cianci is the Geriatric Team Leader and founding therapist of the Dan Aaron Parkinson’s Rehab Center at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Scranton, and her MS in gerontology from Saint Joseph’s University, both in Pennsylvania.  Heather received her Geriatric Clinical Specialist Certification in 1999 and was certified in LSVT BIG in 2007.  She is a 2004 graduate of the Parkinson’s Foundation’s (formerly the NPF and PDF) Allied Team Training for PD, and became a faculty member for the program in 2017. Ms. Cianci has written and lectured for several national PD organizations, on-line CEU providers, and PT programs at Philadelphia area universities. Her research is on falls and bed mobility in PD, and she is also a former board member for CurePSP.