The Personnel


  • Cortical Plasticity 50%
  • Motor Rehabilitation 50%

Bennett Alterman

PhD Program
  • Neuroplasticity and rehabilitation
  • Functional impairment and motor learning
  • Interhemispheric interactions
Kristel Bayani
  • Motor Development 40%
  • Neurophysiology 30%
  • Motor Learning 30%

Kristel Bayani

PhD Program
  • Understanding skillful motor control development
  • Evaluating how neural circuits develop to refine motor skills in development and rehabilitation
John Johnson
  • Sensory Feedback 40%
  • Amputation 30%
  • Skillful Movement 30%

John Johnson

PhD Program
  • Developing models of sensory feedback in motor control following amputation
  • Understanding neurobehavioral influences of sensory feedback in motor learning
Regan Lawson
  • Motor Learning 55%
  • Multisensory Integration 25%
  • Electrophysiology 20%

Regan Lawson

PhD Program
  • Optimizing skillful motor control rehabilitation by individualizing motor learning outcomes.
  • Using neuroimaging to identify how cognitive-motor networks are influenced in motor learning
James Kling
  • Prosthetics 50%
  • Rehabilitation 50%

James Kling

MSPO Student
  • Developing novel training approaches to increase prosthesis adaptation
  • Multi sensory approaches to functional rehabilitation
Lauren Levinson
  • Prosthetics 50%
  • Rehabilitation 50%

Lauren Levinson

MSPO Student
  • Developing novel training approaches to increase prosthesis adaptation
  • Motor learning and planning in upper limb amputees
Sarah Mosely
  • Prosthetics 50%
  • Rehabilitation 50%

Sarah Mosely

MSPO Student
  • Multi sensory approaches to functional rehabilitation
  • Upper limb loss and prosthetics integration
Shuo Wang
  • Prosthetics 50%
  • Rehabilitation 50%

Shuo Wang

MSPO Student
  • Upper limb loss and prosthetics integration
  • Motor learning and planning in upper limb amputees

Lab Alumni

PhD Students

 

  • William Cusack, PhD – 2014
    Principal Scientist, St. Jude Medical
  • Rachel Kelly, PhD – 2015
    Human Factors Consultant, Exponent, Philadelphia
  • J. Chris Mizelle, PhD (2008) Post-Doc (2008 – 2012)
    Assistant Professor, East Carolina University
  • Nikhilesh Natraj, PhD – 2015
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco – Neuroscience/Neurology

P&O Students

 

  • Beth Petrunich
    Orthotic Resident at Hanger Clinic
  • Malone Galster
    Resident at New Hope Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Nikta Pirouz
    CPO at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
  • Sheryl Nathanson
    CPO at Dankmeyer Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Mike Cope
    CPO at Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Scott Thach
    CO, University of North Carolina Medical Center
  • Rebecca Patterson
    CPO, Hanger, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Delisa Lawson
    Resident, Center for Orthotic and Prosthetic Care (North Carolina)
  • Laura Hughey
    Resident, Atlantic Prosthetics and Orthotics (UNC Hospital)
  • Laura Williams
    Resident, Hanger Prosthetics, Atlanta