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Faculty Notes

Michael Borich, DPT, PhD, received a faculty appointment to the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience at Georgia Tech.

Kathleen Geist, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, Marie Johanson, PT, PhD, OCS, and Benjamin Rogozinski, DPT, presented a preconference course on gait analysis at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting.

Patricia H. Bridges, PT, EdD, and Emory colleagues including Vince Carter, PhD, Bruce Greenfield, PT, MA, PhD, Marie Johanson, PT, PhD, OCS, and Tami Phillips, DPT, MBA, presented research at the APTA Combined Sections Meeting and at the Education Leadership Conference this year. The research focused on assessing the validity and reliability of the component behaviors of the competencies of the Emory DPT program.

Zoher Kapasi, PT, PhD, MBA, was elected as Secretary of the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy’s Board of Directors.

Suzanne Penna, PhD, ABPP, has been promoted to Training Director for Neuropsychology. She spoke at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association’s Division of Rehabilitation Psychology.

Manning Sabatier, PhD, CSCS, shared findings on gait rehabilitation at the American College of Sports Medicine meeting earlier this year. He will be speaking about his research on gait rehabilitation at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and at the Society for Neuroscience this November.

Lena Ting, PhD, taught neuroscience to Tibetan monks as part of the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative. Along with Trisha Kesar, PT, PhD, and Michael Borich, DPT, PhD, Ting also received a pilot grant from the Center for Advanced Brain Imaging at Georgia State University/Georgia Institute of Technology for a research project, “Neuro-imaging to predict gait rehabilitation outcomes post-stroke.”

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