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Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Students Presented at CoHRR's 2022 Spring Research Showcase



CoHRR held its annual Spring Research Showcase on Friday, May 6th in Pless Hall, marking its first in-person event in over two years. The Showcase featured talks from Dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, Jack Knott; CoHRR’s Co-Directors, Sonja Molfenter, Smita Rao, Jerry Voelbel, and Kathleen Woolf; and CoHRR’s inaugural Seed Award winners, Dr. Ericka Merriwether and Dr. Angela Trude. 

The Showcase included a poster session featuring 37 research projects conducted by undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students as well as faculty. Five Rehabilitation Sciences students presented their work; see below for the presentation titles and authors. Rehabilitation Sciences students’ names have been italicized. 

  • “Music Upper Limb Therapy - Integrated (MULT-I) Improves Sense of Self Post-Stroke: A Qualitative Framework,” by Anna Palumbo, Caitlin Balagula, Alan Turry, Preeti Raghavan
  • “Exploring Connections Between Drawings and Event Narratives Produced by Children with DLD: An Online Mixed-Methods Study Across Disciplines,” by Lauren Hudacek, Ikuko Acosta, and Christina Reuterskiöld
  • “The Relationship Between Depressive Symptoms and the Dietary Inflammatory Index in Pregnant Hispanic Women with Low Incomes,” by Noelle Armstrong, Kathleen Woolf, Rachel S. Gross, and Mary Jo Messito
  • “Self-Efficacy to Participate in Physical Activity and Socio-Ecological Factors for People with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: An Integrative Review,” by Mark Vorensky, Stephanie L. Orstad, Allison Squires, Susan Parraga, Katherine Byrne, and Ericka N. Merriwether
  • “Confronting Pathology: In Search of a Critical Landscape in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders,” by Farha Najah Hussain
  • “Combined clinic and home-based therapeutic approach for the treatment of bilateral radial deficiency for a young child with Holt-Oram syndrome: A case report,” by Lori Ragni, Grace Kim, Dan Zlotolow, Aaron Daluiski

Photo Gallery from 2022 CoHRR Spring Research Showcase