Submitted on behalf of Associate Provost Bashar Hanna
Congratulations to Dr. Deborah Nawoczenski in the Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College in Rochester who has been awarded a research grant from the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. The funding is for research to examine biomechanical factors that continue to impact foot and ankle function and muscle performance following a surgical procedure called gastrocnemius recession.
The Department of Physical Therapy was well represented at the annual Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) last week in San Diego, CA.
The Physical Therapy students on the Rochester Campus have scheduled a speaker for Wednesday, October 31st at 6pm in Textor 101(via video conference for Ithaca Campus) . The speaker is Ray Ciancaglini, a former boxer, who suffers from the side effects of repeated concussions.
Helene Larin (Physical Therapy), Carole Dennis (Occupational Therapy) and Sharon Stansfield (Computer Science) published a manuscript in the Physiotherapy journal entitled" Development of robotic mobility for infants: rationale and outcomes." This work has also reached several media.