Department Faculty and Students Make Presentations

Yates Present Platform at 2013 Combined Sections Meeting(CSM) of the American Physical Therapy Association
Dr. Charlotte Yates, Assistant Professor, presented a platform presentation entitled “Benefits of Kanagroo Care in Preterm Infants for Pain, Stress, and Cardiorespiratory Parameters” at the 2013 Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA . DPT students Eric Everson, Robin Smith and Anna Drinkwitz were co-authors and also attended the meeting held on January 23 in San Diego.

Faculty and Students Present Posters at CSM 2013
Dr. Chad Lairamore, Assistant Professor, presented a poster entitled “Functional Electrical Stimulation Increases Tibialis Anterior Muscle Activity for Patients With Neurological Injury”.

Third year DPT Student Ashley Roughton presented a poster entitled “The Effect of Peripheral Electrical Stimulation on Reaction Time and Cortical Excitability” with co-author Laura Argetsinger and faculty members Dr. Chad Lairamore and Dr. Tiffany Huitt, Assistant Professor.

Dr. Steve Forbush, Assistant Professor, presented a poster entitled “Comparison of Contractions Between a New Technique of Supraspinatus Muscle Testing and Commonly Used Techniques of Testing Through the Use of Ultrasound Imaging” with co-authors D White, W Smith and third year DPT Students Vada Harrell, Dustin Howard, Josh Huffman, Divine Kuja and Eric Seaman.

PhD Student Presents Poster at CSM 2013

Dr. Leah Lowe, DPT Alumnus of 2006 and current PhD student, presented a poster entitled “Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) in Neonatal Swine: A Safety Study to Assess Skin Integrity and Cardiorespiratory Parameters” with Dr. Charlotte Yates and co-authors A. Mitchell and RW Hall. Dr. Lowe is currently employed at Pediatrics Plus Therapy in Conway.