Congratulations Fall Graduates

RSD graduating students
From the left: Drs. Gordon Mitchell, Krista Vandenborne, Umar Alabasi, Alison Barnard, MJ Lee, and Susan Nittrouer
Alison Barnard at Doctoral Graduation
From the left: Mentor, Dr. Vandenborne, Dr. Barnard and Provost Glover.
MJ Lee at the Doctoral Graduation Ceremony
From the left: Mentor, Dr. Sergio Romero, Dr. Lee and Provost Glover.

Three Rehabilitation Science students graduated with their doctoral degrees on December 14.

Dr. Umar Alabasi
Mentor: Dr. Vandenborne
Dissertation: Assessment of Disease Progression in Upper and Lower Extremity Muscles in Boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging / Spectroscopy and Clinical Outcome Measures

Dr. Alison Barnard
Mentors Dr. Vandenborne and Dr. Glenn Walter
Dissertation: Lower Extremity and Respiratory Muscle Magnetic Resonance Biomarkers in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Relationships to Clinical Function and Effects of Genetic Modifiers

Dr. Mi Jung Lee
(graduated in August 2018 but chose to participate in the fall graduation ceremony)
Mentor: Dr.Sergio Romero, not pictured
Dissertation: Developing a Global PROMIS Self-Efficacy Measure for Managing Chronic Conditions

Again, congratulations to our graduating students!