Current Students

StudentNameMentorTrackResearch Project
Majed AlbadiMajed Albadi, MSMaryBeth Horodyski, EdD, ATC, LAT, FNATA, Professor, Dept. of orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Neuromuscular Plasticity Adverse Events Associated with Cervical Spine Manipulation
Rawan Aldhabi, MSMaryBeth Horodyski, EdD, ATC, LAT, FNATA, Professor, Dept. of orthopaedics and Rehabilitation Neuromuscular Plasticity Hip abductor strength on balance and gait
Justine AllenJustine Allen, MS, CCC-SLPEmily Plowman, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Speech, Language, and Hearing SciencesNeuromuscular Plasticity Mechanisms of bulbar dysfunction in critically ill populations
Kanika Bansal Kanika Bansal, MPTDorian Rose, PT, PhD, Research Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy Neuromuscular Plasticity Improving gait and community participation post-stroke
Ethan BenevidesEthan Benevides, BA
David Fuller, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity TBD
Miles CameronMiles Cameron, BS, BMAndy Judge, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Cancer cachexia in gastrointestinal malignancies
Katherine BuzzancaKatherine Buzzanca, BA, BS Jason Beneciuk, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH, Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity TBD
Jessica CornmanJessican Cornman, PT, DPT
Barbara Smith, PhD, PT, Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity TBD
Carlyn EllisonCarlyn Ellison, MPH, CPHSherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Home modifications and mobility
Alayna ErnsterAlayna Ernster, BHSDeidre Pereira, PhD, ABPP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Clinical and Health PsychologyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Improving the Hr-QOL of Neuro-Oncology patients and caregivers
Fiorella Guerrero CalleFiorella Guerrero Calle, MAJessica Kramer, PhD, OTR/L, Associate Professor, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Promoting inclusive education in Peru
Kelly Hawkins Kelly Hawkins, PT, DPT, NCS Emily Fox, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS, Research Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Walking adaptability after stroke
Seung Woo HwangboSeung Woo Hwangbo, OTDSherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
TBD
Photo of Mary JeghersMary Jeghers, OTR/LSandra Winter, OTR/L, Research Assistant Scientist, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Older drivers’ perspectives on autonomous vehicle technologies
Kavya NairKavya Kamalamma, MPTKrista Vandenborne, PhD, PT, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Prediction of loss of ambulation in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
Jaewon KangJaewon Kang, MS, KOTSergio Romero, PhD, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Occupational Therapy Disability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Clinical and patient-reported outcome measures
Head shot of Mia KellyMia Kelly, BSGordon Mitchell, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy Neuromuscular Plasticity Functional consequences of circadian clock gene expression on respiratory motor plasticity
Sharon "Shazz" MburuSharon Mburu, PT, MSConsuelo Kreider, PhD, OTR/L,Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
TBD
Shabnam MedhizadahShabnam Medhizadah, MSSherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Constructing the short form Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure
Sharon MedinaSharon Medina, MOT, OTR/LConsuelo Kreider, PhD, OTR/L,Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Self-management in adult roles and contexts
Michela MirMichela Mir, MS, CCC-SLPKaren Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing SciencesNeuromuscular Plasticity Clinical assessment of upper airway
dysfunction
Yuhan MouYuhan Mou, MA, CCC-SLPKaren Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing SciencesNeuromuscular Plasticity Disorders of airway protection
Priyanka RanaPriyanka Rana, MPTMark Bishop, PT, PhD, FAPTA, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Exercise Induced Hypoalgesia (EIH) in Healthy Individuals
Alicia RivetAlycia Rivet, MEd, CCC-SLPKaren Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing SciencesNeuromuscular Plasticity Psychophysical Investigation of
Sensation in Swallowing
Tinuade OlarewajuTinuade Olarawaju, PT, MSC Emily Fox, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS,Research Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity TBD
Ela SajjadiElaheh Sajjadi, Msc, PTGordon Mitchell, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy Neuromuscular Plasticity Acute intermittent hypoxia and
motor control
Michele SingerMichele Singer, MS, CCC-SLPDavid Fuller, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Gene therapy in the hypoglossal
motor system
Sarah Skinner BurkeSarah Skinner Burke, MS Russ Hepple, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Mitochondrial permeability
transition in aging skeletal muscle
May Smith SherryMay Smith Sherry, MA, CCC-SLPKaren Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing SciencesNeuromuscular Plasticity Mechanisms of swallowing disorders in parkinsonism
Michael SunshineMichael Sunshine, BSDavid Fuller, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Spinal stimulation to restore
respiration in spinal injury
Bryn TaylorBryn Taylor, BS, MAKaren Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing SciencesNeuromuscular Plasticity TBD
Alyssa TerryAlyssa Terry, MS, CCC-SLP
Karen Hegland, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept. of Speech, Language and Hearing SciencesNeuromuscular Plasticity TBD
Isabelle Coppa WandenkolkIsabelle Coppa Wandenkolk, BS, MPH
Sherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
James WersalJames Wersal, OTD, OTR/LSherrilene Classen, PhD, MPH, OTR/L, FAOTA, FGSA, Professor and Chair, Dept. of Occupational TherapyDisability, Occupation, and
Participation Science
Emerging technologies and
transportation
Abigail WilsonAbigail Wilson, DPTJoel Bialosky, PT, PhD, FAAOMPT, OCS, Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical TherapyNeuromuscular Plasticity Mechanistic approach to pain
management