The University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions held its 36th Annual Research Day on February 9. The keynote speaker for the event was Marsha Davis, PhD, Dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia.
Congratulations to Tinu Olarewaju, PT, MSC (Mentor: Dr. Emily Fox), who was awarded third place in the Applied, Clinical, and Community Research category for her research on ‘Walking Rehabilitation Impacts Recovery of Trunk Control in Adults with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury’.
The college announced six Research Day award winners who will each receive funds to support conference travel.
Speed presentations from the Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program included over 19 presentations from students in the departments of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences.
Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Student Presentations – PHHP Research Day
|Student Name||Presentation Title||Department|
|Prathyusha Bellam||Evaluating MR measures to detect upper extremity disease pathology in young DMD participants with preserved arm function||Physical Therapy|
|Ethan Benevides||Chemogenetic activation of phrenic motoneurons||Physical Therapy|
|Raghuveer Chandrashekhar||Evaluation of great toe extension strength using a novel portable device: A pilot study||Occupational Therapy|
|Elizabeth Evans||Differential impact of long COVID symptomology across race and sex||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences|
|Fiorella Yvette Guerrero||“God will take care of them”: Family quality of life for families of children with disabilities in the rural highlands of Peru||Occupational Therapy|
|Seung Woo Hwangbo||Older drivers’ perceptions before and after riding in an autonomous shuttle||Occupational Therapy|
|Jacqueline Nicole Jones||Social networks and communication impairment: Racial differences among stroke survivors||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences|
|Priya Kanjani||Respiratory motor control in infants with spinal muscular atrophy||Physical Therapy|
|Remya Kunnath Ravindranunni||Magnetic resonance imaging of bone marrow fat fraction to assess bone health in Duchenne muscular dystrophy||Physical Therapy|
|Yuan Li||Innovative approach for recruiting participants in an autonomous ride-sharing services study||Occupational Therapy|
|Angela Miles||Social determinants of aphasia impairment: Social, environmental, and economic correlates||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences|
|Yuhan Mou||A method to investigate swallow-breathing coordination (SBC) in more natural conditions||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences|
|Tinu Olarewaju||Walking rehabilitation impacts recovery of trunk control in adults with incomplete spinal cord injury||Physical Therapy|
|Priyanka Rana||Do psychological factors affect pain sensitivity changes during aerobic exercise?||Physical Therapy|
|Yun Chan Shin||Facilitators and barriers of implementing 3-steps workout for life to support patient self-care outcomes in local home health agencies||Occupational Therapy|
|May Smith-Hublou||The impact of deep brain stimulation on unloaded breathing in Parkinson disease||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences|
|Bryn Taylor||Access to care disparities among DBS-eligible patients with PD||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences|
|Alyssa Terry||Sensitivity and specificity of voluntary and reflexive cough testing to detect dysphagia in ALS||Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences|
|Todd Williams||Changes in motor output following a single session of stretching in people with spinal cord injury||Physical Therapy|
Read more at research.phhp.ufl.edu.