Skip to main content

Search NYU Steinhardt

Rehabilitation Sciences Research Featured at Rusk Rehabilitation 75th Anniversary Research Symposium


Rehabilitation Sciences core faculty (Professors Anat Lubetzky, Sonja Molfenter, and Gerald Voelbel), program alumnus Dr. Mark Vorensky '23, and doctoral candidate Lori Ragni all presented some of their recent work at the NYU Rusk Rehabilitation 75th Anniversary Research Symposium on September 22, 2023. 

Four of the ten presentations at the symposium and two of the poster highlights featured Rehabilitation Sciences faculty and former or current students: 

  • "Virtual Environments vs Traditional Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial," by Anat Lubetzky, PT, PhD, CSCS
  • "The Design and Use of a 3D Printed Dynamic Upper Extremity Orthosis (DUEO) for Children with Cerebral Palsy and Severe Upper Extremity Involvement: A Pilot Study," by Lori Ragni, MS, OTR/L, BCP
  • "Neuroplasticity Driven Brain Changes: The next frontier in brain injury cognitive rehabilitation" by Gerald Voelbel, PhD
  • "Patient-clinician relationships and chronic low back pain: The effect on objective measures of function, appraisals of pain, and an examination of health disparities," by Mark Vorensky, PT, PhD, DPT, SCS, OCS
  • "Changes in Head Kinematics Post Vestibular Rehabilitation," poster presented by Anat Lubetzky, PhD
  • "Establishing IDDSI levels of thick beverages at national chain restaurants: Making fast food drinks accessible," poster presented by Sonja Molfenter, PhD, SLP

Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty, Current and Former Students Speak at Rusk 75th Anniversary Research Symposium

Related Programs

Rehabilitation Sciences

Prepare for a career in interdisciplinary rehabilitation research through intensive study across health fields and work with faculty leaders.

Read More

Related Departments

Physical Therapy

Interested in becoming a physical therapist? Explore NYU Steinhardt’s various professional and post-professional master’s and doctoral programs.

Read More

Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Learn how to assess and treat speech, voice, language, and swallowing disorders with NYU Steinhardt’s undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs.

Read More

Occupational Therapy

Interested in becoming an occupational therapist? Learn about NYU Steinhardt’s professional and post-professional degree options.

Read More

Related Centers and Institutes

Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research

The mission of the Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research is to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge to improve human health, functioning, participation, and quality of life.

Read More