Claudia B. Fenderson, PT, Ed.D., PCS is a professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Mercy College. Her career spans more than 30 years and the majority of her clinical experience has been in the area of pediatrics. She is a Board Certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist, Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Dr. Fenderson is licensed in the state of New York. She has presented numerous lectures at the state and national level on the topics related to pediatrics, education, health literacy and domestic violence. Recently, she co-authored NeuroNotes and she has reviewed and contributed to several physical therapy texts. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, including sections in pediatrics, education, research and women’s health. Dr. Fenderson is very active in service to the profession and participates in medical mission in South America on a yearly basis.