RSD students receive best poster at PHHP Research Day
On Feb. 6, Rehabilitation Science students Tommy Sutor and Sarah Skinner won first and second place for best poster in the Health Professions category of the 33rd Annual PHHP Research Day. Tommy’s winning poster was titled, “Acute intermittent hypoxia improves inspiration but not expiration for people with spinal cord injury.” Sarah’s poster was titled, “”Mitchondrial permeability transition induces atrophy in C2C12 myotubes.”
Tommy is mentored by Dr. Emily Fox and is on the Breathing Research and Therapeutics (BREATHE) T32 training grant, and Sarah is mentored by Dr. Russ Hepple and is on the Neuromuscular Plasticity T32 training grant.
Many Rehabilitation Science students participated in PHHP’s Research Day, including Tommy Sutor, James Wersal, Abby Wilson and Michael Sunshine (Sarah Skinner is not pictured but received second place in the Health Professions category).