Research Accolades — 2013-2014
Congratulations Shelly Burns (PI) and Regina Michael Campbell (co-PI)!
Shelly Burns and Regina Michael Campbell received an Express Outreach Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to fund a collaborative service learning project involving Master’s level Occupational Therapy (MOT) students and clients at the TWU Stroke Center. Full Announcement...
Congratulations Dr. Sharon Wang!
Dr. Wang received a Research Enhancement Program (REP) grant from TWU to fund her study of gait in individuals with diabetic foot neuropathy.Full Announcement...
Dallas Interdisciplinary Qualitative Researchers
The Qualitative Research Lab (room 8122) is now available for qualitative research usage. It is fully equipped with computers, qualitative research software, and data collection tools. For access and consultation, please contact one of the qualitative research committee members: Dr. Noralyn Pickens (Occupational Therapy), Dr. Kyoung-Eun Lee (Nursing) or Dr. Mary Thompson (Physical Therapy).
Study Participants Needed!
Men and women 40 to 75 years, who have had a total knee replacement 6 -18 months previously are needed to participate in a research study to determine the consistency and validity of an instrument to measure muscle power. Muscle power is your ability to move a muscle in your body (e.g. knee muscle), but move it quickly. Time commitment is 1hour and half for two sessions: 1 hour for first session and 30 minutes for second session.
Contact: Eme Hines at 214-516-231
GAIT Study FOR DIABETIC FOOT
Type 2 Diabetic Individuals
Between 30-70 Years Old
Have peripheral neuropathy (sensation loss in the leg or foot)
No history of hip, knee, ankle or foot joint surgery
Must be able to walk 40 ft. without an assistive device
No vascular disease of the lower extremities
Not allergic to adhesive
$50 for participation
Contact: Sharon Wang, PT, PhD at 214-689-7715
Research Study Comparing Methods of Mobility Testing for the Low Back
Who? 40 individuals with or without low back pain between the ages of 18-75
Why? To determine the most reliable position and tool for spinal mobility testing
What? A 1-hour, one-time testing session for measuring your spinal motion in a variety of positions
Contact: Jason Zafereo, PT at 214- 648-1002
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