2017 – 2018

Rehabilitation Science PhD program graduates:

  • Abhinandan Batra, Ph.D., MPT

    Mentor: Dr. Krista Vandenborne
    Track: Movement Science
    Dissertation: “Non-Invasive Monitoring of Disease Progression in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy & Collagen 6 Related Dystrophy”
    Degree awarded: August 2017
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    Publications while a student

  • Sandra Brown, Ph.D., MSOT

    Mentor: Dr. Christine Myers
    Track: Disability Science
    Dissertation: “Examination of the Application of Applied Behavior Analysis Principles on a Child’s Participation in Rehabilitation from the Perspective of the Therapist”
    Degree awarded: August 2017 
  • Sudeshna Chatterjee, Ph.D, MS, BPTH

    Mentor: Dr. David Clark
    Track: Movement Science
    Dissertation: “Measurement of Sympathetic Nervous System Activity to Objectively Assess the Perceived Challenge of Walking during Complex Walking Tasks after Stroke”
    Degree awarded: August 2017

    Publications while a student

  • Dominique DuBose, Ph.D., ATC

    Advisor: Dr. MaryBeth Horodyski
    Track: Movement Science
    Dissertation: “The Effect of Sports-Related Concussion on Neuromuscular Function”
    Degree awarded: May 2017
    Publications while a student

  • Trevor Lentz, Ph.D., MPT, MPH

    Mentor: Dr. Steven George
    Track: Disability Science
    Dissertation: “Advancing the Understanding of Healthcare Utilization and Costs among Patients with Musculoskeletal Pain”
    Degree Awarded: August 2017
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  • Laura Ann Zdziarski, Ph.D., LAT, ATC

    Advisor: Dr. Heather Vincent
    Track: Movement Science
    Dissertation: “Improving Functional Outcomes in Obese Orthopaedic Trauma Patients with an Integrated Care Approach and Early Mobilization”
    Degree awarded: May 2017
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    Publications while a student