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Sep 24 2014

TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts

Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Sep 19 2014

NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research

Sep 17 2014

NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students

Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

Sep 30 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation I

Sep 30 2014

Introduction to ePortfolios for Personnel Processes

Oct 01 2014

Cynthia Leibrock, Universal Design

Oct 01 2014

Screening of A to Z and Q&A with Cristin Milioti

Oct 01 2014

Women’s Soccer vs. Dowling

School of Health Professions News
Apr 11 2012

Development, Validation, and Testing of Virtual Reality Systems for Mobility Rehabilitation

dean lecture series

On March 8, 2012, Judith E. Deutsch, PT, Ph.D., presented her research entitled, VR and Interactive Video Gaming to Promote Mobility and Fitness Post-Stroke at the School of Health Professions Dean's Speaker Series. SHP faculty and students were in attendance to hear about Dr. Deutsch’s ground-breaking research. Dr. Deutsch is Professor and Director of the Research in Virtual Environments and Rehabilitation Sciences (Rivers) in the Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She is a leader in the field of neurologic rehabilitation with a focus on individuals post-stroke. Her current research includes the development and testing of virtual reality rehabilitation, and off-the shelf gaming systems, and motor imagery to improve functional mobility and use of evidence in physical therapist practice.

Dr. Deutsch has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals, has presented her work nationally and internationally. She has also written a book called, "Complementary Therapies for Physical Therapy: a Clinical Decision-Making Approach." In addition, Dr. Deutsch is the immediate past-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, a member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Neural Engineering Research and Neural Rehabilitation and Neural Repair and is very active in the American Physical Therapy Association.

Dr. Deutsch’s work is funded by the American Heart Association, National Science Foundation and National Institutes for Health.

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