Dr. Christine Lee is a senior psychologist at Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center and a clinical instructor of rehabilitation medicine at the NYU School of Medicine. She provides neuropsychological evaluations in neurorehabilitaiton services for individuals with concussion and other types of neurological conditions. She was chosen as a leadership fellow for the Asian American Psychological Association for the 2014-2016 period. This lecture is en titled: Feasibility of Group Intervention for Concussed Patients in the Early Stage of Recovery.
Olga Hincapie is a senior physical therapist and hand therapist at the center for musculoskeletal care. In this lecture for the 2nd Annual Rusk Reseach Symposium, she discusses proprioception retraining for a patient with chronic wrist pain secondary to ligament injury with no structural instability.
Preeti Raghavan, MD directs the Motor Recovery Research Laboratory, whose mission is to develop innovative strategies to restore hand function after stroke and other neuromuscular disorders. She and her multidisciplinary team investigate how brain injury affects motor skills and how sensorimotor integration can be used to enhance motor learning and control. In this interview, Dr. Raghavan provides an in-depth look at her leading research in stroke rehabilitation, employing strategies to engage patients in their care and in utilizing the unaffected arm to promote plasticity and affected arm recovery.
Joseph Adams is a Senior Physical Therapist in the Vestibular Division at Rusk Rehabilitation. He is a board-certified clinical specialist in neurologic rehabilitation with advanced training in vestibular rehabilitation. He is a faculty member at Rusk's neurological residency program and has presented on vestibular disorders at the American College of Rehabilitation Medicine and other national conferences. He has two articles pending publication in peer-reviewed journals on concussion and he is actively involved with research within the vestibular division at Rusk. In this discussion, he reviews active rehabilitation interventions for individuals with persistent symptoms after concussion.
Allison Smith is a board-certified pediatric occupational therapist at Tisch Hospital, primarily working in the neonatal intensive care unit. Alison is currently in the dissertation phase of her PhD in pediatric science at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah. In this discussion, she discusses the effects of swaddling during bottle feeding in infants born pre-term.