University of Southern California
University of Southern California
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Mrs. T.H. Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Remy Chu Jr. MHA, OTR/L, PAM, HTC, SWC, CSRS, CBIS, Neuro-IFRAH® Certified Instructor

Remy Chu Jr. MHA, OTR/L, PAM, HTC, SWC, CSRS, CBIS, Neuro-IFRAH® Certified Instructor

Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Occupational Therapy

Room: CHP 133
(562) 401-6280
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Biography

Remy Chu Jr. is the inpatient clinical manager at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center where he manages approximately 30 clinical staff members and oversees the occupational therapy inpatient operations for the following services: Stroke and Neurorehabilitation; Adult Brain Injury; Spinal Cord Injury; Pressure Ulcer Management; and Pediatrics. He has more than 15 years of clinical experience, most notably in stroke, adult brain injury and neurological rehabilitation. He also serves as the program manager of the Tyler A. Dykes Center for Robotic Rehabilitation at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.

Mr. Chu is regularly consulting, instructing and lecturing nationally on the topics of upper extremity spasticity management, shoulder care, upper extremity motor control, neuromuscular electrical stimulation and fall prevention. In addition to clinical and educational settings, he is also actively involved in research on topics including transcranial magnetic stimulation, microstimulators, stem cells, various pharmacological interventions in rehabilitation and robotic interventions in therapy. Mr. Chu’s skills combine traditional approaches as well as new evidence-based interventions, including the incorporation of transcranial magnetic stimulation and robotic therapy in the rehabilitation of individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities.

Mr. Chu has received advanced practice approval by the California Board of Occupational Therapy in the following areas: Hand Therapy; Physical Agent Modalities; and Swallowing, Assessment, Evaluation or Intervention. He is also certified in Neuro-IFRAH with formal recognition as a Certified Neuro-IFRAH Instructor.

Education

Master of Health Administration (MHA)
2011 | University of Phoenix

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy
1999 | University of Southern California

Publications

2015

Conference Presentations/Proceedings

Mann, D., Krafnick, A., Shaw, S., Chu Jr., R., Aisen, M., Hazany, S., & Clark, K. (2015, June). Longitudinal cortical changes with motor rehabilitation in hemispherectomy patients. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Honolulu, HI. Show abstract

Shaw, S., Chu Jr., R., Blydt-Hansen, E., & Aisen, M. (2015). Robot-assisted therapy improves motor function in individuals after cerebral hemispherectomy (P5.180). Neurology, 84(14, Suppl. P5.180), 187. Full text Show abstract