Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Stephen Kishner  

Research Interest:

Dr. Stephen Kishner research on Electromyography, Pain management and Neuromuscular medicine

Professor and Training program director
Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
USA

Francesco Massoni  

Research Interest:

Dr. Francesco Massoni research on Medicine

Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomical sciences, Histological, Legal Medicine andLocomotor Ap
University Sapienza of Rome
Italy

Michelle Stern  

Research Interest:

Stroke; Multiple Sclerosis; Amputee; Trauma

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
North Bronx Healthcare Network

Ariz R Mehta  

Research Interest:

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Pain Medicine; Sports Medicine

Associate Medical Director
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, Newark, NJ
USA

Marco Orsini  

Research Interest:

  • Therapeutic area
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Botulinum Toxin

Professor
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hospital Universitario Antonio Pedro
Brazil

Courtney K Dotson  

Research Interest:

Dr. Courtney K Dotson research on vocational rehabilitation

Instruction Coordinator
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling
Auburn University
USA

Liang Q Liu  

Research Interest:

Primary research: Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pressure ulcer prevention and therapy in Spinal cord injury
Secondary research: Non-invasive technologies for early detection of pressure ulcers and the role of electrical stimulation for pressure ulcer prevention. Evidence based practice in perioperative and nursing care

Research Fellow
Department of Adult, Child and Midwifery
School of Health and Education, Middlesex University
UK

John Harrell  

Research Interest:

Running medicine; Musculoskeletal medicine; Diagnostic and procedural musculoskeletal ultrasound; Regenerative injections including platelet rich plasma (PRP); Medical acupuncture

Assistant professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine
USA

K Rao Poduri  

Research Interest:

Dr. K Rao Poduri research on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Spinal Cord Medicine; Pain Management

Professor and Chair
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Rochester Medical Center
USA

Ed Hanada  

Research Interest:

Dr. Ed Hanada specializes in musculoskeletal rehabilitation on an inpatient and outpatient basis, with interest in spinal rehabilitation, regional musculoskeletal disorders, and the function of core muscles in gait and also has a keen interest in leveraging technology to improve health care delivery, including the detection of pressure in wheelchair cushions and in prostheses to prevent ulcers

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dalhousie University
Canada

Kerri Morgan  

Research Interest:

Areas of interest: participation, assistive technology, environmental barriers and facilitators, employment and people with disabilities, manual wheelchair biomechanics and training, exercise for people with disabilities

Instructor
Department of Occupational Therapy and Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
USA

Veronica Umeasiegbu  

Research Interest:

Dr. Veronica Umeasiegbu research interests include community participation in disability and chronic illness; self-advocacy, psychosocial adaptation to disability and quality of life; health disparities and ethnic minority groups with disability; international rehabilitation; disability, human rights and social justice.

Assistant Professor
School of Rehabilitation Services & Counseling
College of Health Affairs
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
USA

Wen Liu  

Research Interest:

Dr. Wen Liu research interest on Stroke rehabilitation; Rehabilitation after sport injury; Pain management; Rehabilitation of patients with Parkinson's disease; Rehabilitation of cancer survivors

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
University of Kansas Medical Center
USA

Stefan Golaszewski  

Research Interest:

  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Neuroimaging (fMRI, DWI/DTI, MRS)
  • Trancranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)/repetitive Trancranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)
  • Neuro-Oncology

Professor
Department of Neurology
Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg
Austria

Mabel E Caban  

Research Interest:

Dr. Mabel E Caban Research on the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
UT Southwestern Medical Center
USA

Michael R Torry  

Research Interest:

Dr. Michael R Torry research on biomechanics of human movement and musculoskeletal tissue biomechanics

Associate Professor
School of Kinesiology and Recreation
College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University
USA

Rupali Singh  

Research Interest:

Dr. Rupali Singh research expertise has been on diabetes and its associated conditions

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
The Sage Colleges
USA

Lisa R Wenzel  

Research Interest:

Dr. Lisa R Wenzel Research on Spinal Cord Injury

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baylor College of Medicine
USA

David Michael Brienza  

Research Interest:

  • Pressure ulcer prevention
  • Assistive Technology-Wheeled Mobility, Seat Cushions, Support Surfaces
  • Telerehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Exercise Technology

Professor
Department of Rehabilitation
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Doris Y Chong  

Research Interest:

  • Adult neurological rehabilitation
  • Outcome measures
  • Clinical reasoning

Clinical Associate
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

Shirley PC Ngai  

Research Interest:

  • Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapy
  • Exercise Physiology and cardiopulmonary assessments
  • Alternative and complementary therapies

Assistant Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

David Berbrayer  

Research Interest:

Dr. David Berbrayer Research on Outcome based management of amputees; Foot disabilities; Cerebral palsy and spina bifida; Insurance and medical legal outcomes

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center
Canada

Billy So  

Research Interest:

  • Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Work Disability Prevention
  • Occupational Health and Ergonomics
  • Aquatic Therapy for Rehabilitation
  • Acupuncture for Rehabilitation

Clinical Associate
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong

Marco Antonio Araujo Leite  

Research Interest:

  • Movement Disorders and its rehabilitation (especially Parkinson's disease, anddystonia)
  • Botulinum Toxin, Cognition and Behavior and Neurorehabilitation

Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
Fluminense Federal University
Brazil

Silvio Meloni  

Research Interest:

Dr. Silvio Meloni specialist in Oral Surgery EAO Certified in Implant-Based Therapy

Assistant Professor
Department of Periodontology and Implantology
University of Sassari
Italy

Sambit Mohapatra  

Research Interest:

  • Improving rehabilitative care for individuals with neurological impairments such as stroke and multiple sclerosis
  • Exploring the ways Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and EMG can be used to quantify central and peripheral nervous system physiology in individuals with stroke related hemiparesis
  • Identify neuromuscular mechanisms underlying fatigue in individuals with multiple sclerosis and stroke
  • Identify brain areas resulting in possible modulation of Anticipatory Postural Adjustments (APAs) in healthy young adults and individuals with neurological impairments

Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Montana
USA

Leo YL Wang  

Research Interest:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Professor
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Sun Yat-sen University
China

Marek Zak  

Research Interest:

Physiotherapy; Rehabilitation; Geriatrics

Department of Physical Rehabilitation in Rheumatology and geriatrics
University School of Physical Education
Poland

Hossein Rafiei  

Research Interest:

  • Nursing in critical care units
  • Wound car specially pressure ulcer
  • Rehabilitation in chronic cardiac disease
  • Rehabilitation after intensive care unit discharge

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
School of Nursing & Midwifery Qazvin University of Medical Science
Iran

Casandra Montoro  

Research Interest:


Department of Psychology
University of Jaen
Spain

Umut Safer  

Research Interest:

Elderly medicine Muscle mass Sarcopenia Bioempedance Analysis

Research Assistant
Department of Gerriatrics
Gulhane School of Medicine
Ankara University
Turkey

Tang Wai Kwong  

Research Interest:

Psychiatric morbidity in stroke; Namely dementia; Emotional incontinence; Cognitive impairment; Insomnia; Pain; Quality of life; Electroconvulsive therapy; Psychogeriatrics; Parkinsons disease; Psychiatric morbidity in pneumoconiosis

Profesor
Department of Psychiatry
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Md Monoarul Haque  

Research Interest:

Physiotherapy; Rehabilitation; Disability

Publication secretary, Bangladesh Physical Therapy Association
Department of Community Nutrition
Bangladesh University of Health Sciences
Bangladesh