Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Susanne Callan-Harris, PT, MS, CLT holds a Master of Science degree in Physical Therapy from Sergent College at Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. John Fisher College of Rochester and received dance training at the Botsford School as well as music training at Dalcroze School in NYC. She has been the Senior Physical Therapist at University Health Services at the University of Rochester since 2000, the same year she established CHPT. Sue is also an adjunct professor at the Eastman School of Music (ESM), where she teaches the Keys to Healthy Music Class and is an Arts Leadership Mentor. Prior to opening CHPT, she was Director of Sports Therapy at University Sports Medicine/Strong Memorial Hospital, and held positions at the Center for Occupational Rehabilitation and the Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester, the Rochester City School District, Monroe II BOCES, United Cerebral Palsy Association Greater Rochester Area, and Park Ridge Hospital. Sue is an adjunct professor for Ithaca College Physical Therapy Graduate Studies and has been a clinical instructor for PT students for more than 20 years. She has presented workshops in injury prevention for the 2012 World Viola Congress, Hillsdale College,  Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, and the U of R's Day of Brass and often asked to share her expertise with studio classes at the ESM. This summer, Sue will present at the Performing Arts Music Association Conference along with her ESM Fellows. Sue presents dancer injury prevention workshops with CHPT's Dancer Wellness Initiative, and the Garth Fagan Dance Summer Movement Institute. As a Certified Lymphedema Therapist, she is a regular presenter for the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester (BCCR) and has presented at the JCC in Manhattan.  In the community, Sue serves on the Advisory Board of the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, and received their Advocate Spirit Award in 2009.  Additionally, she is a board member of Publick Musick, and is a volunteer at the Bethany House. Sue is active in tennis, Tai Chi and dance classes.