- Staff Spotlight: Elizabeth Poindexter
- PT researcher assesses effectiveness of combined treatment plan for gait rehabilitation for MS patients
- From Dr. Grace Baranek, Associate Chair for Research
- 2016 Mitchell Symposium
- 2016 Human Movement Science Symposium
- Givens Receives Grant to Study Knee Osteoarthritis
- Student Spotlight: Ben Triplett
- Research suggests health care disparities in rural areas among children with autism
- SHS Assistant Professor Adam Jacks, PhD Receives Grant
- From Dr. Grace Baranek, Associate Chair for Research Fall2014/Winter 2015
Elizabeth Poindexter joined the Department of Allied Health Sciences as the director of communications in October 2015.
Hard to believe that we are more than halfway through this academic year! Since July 1, 2015, we have recorded 30 new grant submissions, and nine new grants funded. Our total grant revenues for the fiscal year thus far amount to more than $2.7 million.
For the 2016 Mitchell Symposium, the Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy welcomed Staffan Josephsson, PhD, OT, and professor of occupational therapy at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.
The 2016 Human Movement Science and Biomechanics Research Symposium featured keynote speaker Louis E. DeFrate, Sc.D. DeFrate is the Frank H. Bassett III, MD, endowed chair and an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Debby Givens, PT, PhD, DPT, director of the Division of Physical Therapy, recently received a $50,000 grant from the NC TraCS Institute to conduct a pilot study of research rehabilitation and knee osteoarthritis. Knee osteoarthritis (OA), is prevalent, and knee replacement surgeries are on the rise.