Simone Gill is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences at Sargent College, Boston University. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Carnegie Mellon University, a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University, and a PhD in Psychology (Cognition & Perception with a Developmental Concentration) from New York University. She is the director of the Motor Development Lab. Her current research interests focus on fall risk and how adults modify their gait to cope with changes in their bodies before and after bariatric surgery. Her clinical background is in the area of pediatrics. She serves on the Board of Trustees at the Metrowest Health Foundation in Framingham, Massachusetts.