Faculty, Students, Alumni, and Staff to Present Their Research at CSM 2020

February 06, 2020
Graphic shows CSM logo for February 2020 - the American Physical Therapy Association’s annual meeting

More than two dozen people connected to the MGH Institute's Department of Physical Therapy will present their research at CSM 2020, the American Physical Therapy Association’s annual meeting, in Denver on February 12-15.

Pre-Admission Student Data Is Associated with Level of Advising Needs for Physical Therapy Students. Abstract presented by Associate Chair Sara Knox, PT, DPT, PhD; Program Coordinator Hailey Laflin; Assistant Professor Laura S. Plummer, PT, DPT, MS; and Instructor Beth Cornforth, PT, MS.  

Carpal Tunnel Treatment in the Neurologically Impaired Upper Extremity. Abstract presented by Instructor Lesley Edmondson Smith, PT, DPT, MS; Instructor Christopher R. Clock, PT, DPT; and student Jeffrey Kerbel, DPT ’20.

Patient Status at Admission to Home Health Is Associated with Readmissions for Individuals with Dementia. Abstract presented by Associate Chair Sara Knox, PT, DPT, PhD; Brian Downer, Allen Haas, Addie Middleton, PT, DPT, PhD; and Kenneth Ottenbacher.

HP-2046 Rehabilitation Utilization Among High-Need Patient Populations: Advancing the Physical Therapy Health Services Research Agenda. Proposal presented by Assistant Professor Catherine T. Schmidt, PT, DPT ’07, MS, PhD ’17; Amit Kumar, PT, MPH, PhD, Tamra Keeney, PT, DPT, PhD ’18; and Jason Raymond Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD.

Methods for Ensuring Implementation Fidelity in a Multi-Site Exercise Training Trial. Abstract presented by Deborah A. Backus, PT, PhD; Louise Palmer; Hollie Schmidt; Jeffrey R. Hebert, PT, PhD; Francois Bethou; Alexander V Ng; Professor Prudence Plummer, PT, PhD; Kevin K McCully; and Robert Motl.

Obstacle Crossing As a Risk Assessment Tool for Future Falls in Subacute Stroke. Abstract presented by Jody Ann Feld, PT, DPT, PhD; and Professor Prudence Plummer, PT, PhD.

Factors Predicting Dyspnea in Community Dwelling Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Abstract presented by students Mackenzie Duyon, DPT ’20; Brittani Morris, DPT ’20; Christina Flores, DPT ’20; Anna Mellisa Wilk, DPT ’20; Alexis L. Lyons, DPT ’20; and Assistant Professor Shweta Gore, PT, DPT, PhD.

Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired with Rehabilitation for Upper Limb Recovery after Stroke: 1-Year Follow up. Abstract presented by Professor Teresa Jacobson Kimberley, PT, PhD; Cecilia Prudente; Navzer Engineer; David Pierce; Gerald Francisco; Nuray Yozbatiran; PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences student Danielle Kristine Kline, PT, DPT; Ann Van de Winckel, PT, MSPT, PhD; Brent Tarver; and Jesse Dawson.

 Factors Associated with Distinct Trajectories of Arm Motor Impairment Recovery after Ischemic Stroke. Abstract presented by PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences student Danielle Kristine Kline, PT, DPT; David J. Lin; Alison Cloutier; Kelly Sloane; Kristin Marie Parlman, PT, DPT ’03; Jessica Ranford; student Matthew Picard-Fraser, DPT ’21; Assistant Professor Annie B. Fox, PhD; Leigh R. Hochberg, MD, PhD; and Professor Teresa Jacobson Kimberley, PT, PhD.

Object Play in Children with and without Down Syndrome. Abstract presented by Assistant Professor Maninderjit Kaur, PT, PhD; and Amy Needham.

CE-2583 - Show Me the Value: Evidence-Based Clinical Decision-Making and Application of Biophysical Agents: Pain Management. Workshop co-presented by Assistant Professor David Selkowitz, PT, PhD, DPT, OCS, DAAPM; and Lynn Freeman, Christine Herziger, and Sara Ochoa.