Sujata Pradhan P.T., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (Physical Therapy),
University of Washington, Seattle. 

 

Employment History

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Physical Therapist

May 2000-Aug 2000 

Graduate Student Assistant 

Aug 2001-Aug 2005 

Predoctoral Fellow 

Aug 2005- Oct 2007 

Visiting Assistant Professor 

Oct 2007- July 2008 

Senior Fellow 

Aug 2008-Aug 2010 

Lecturer 

Aug 2010-July 2012

Assistant Professor Aug 2012-Present

Education

Bachelor of Science,
Physical Therapy
1994-1998
Master of Science, Neurologic Physical Therapy 1998-2000
Master of Science, Physical Therapy,  Focus : Neuromuscular PT 2000-2002

Doctor of Philosophy, Rehabilitation Science (Physical Therapy)

2002-2007

Awards

  • Foundation for Physical Therapy, American Physical Therapy Association

Promotion of Doctoral Studies Scholarship II ($15000)

June 2007

  • University of Pittsburgh

Bruce Baker education travel fellowship award for junior faculty ($1000) 

Feb 2008

  • International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics – 2009Kyoto, Japan.

Young Researcher Travel Award (70,000 JPY) 

June 2009

  • University of Washington - Post Doctoral Association
Best Speaker for the 2009 Annual Research symposium Nov 2009
  • University of Washington - Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
Walter C. & Anita C. Stolov Research Award May 2011
  • University of Washington - Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
Walter C. & Anita C. Stolov Research Award June 2012

Professional Licensure

  • Physical Therapy - Colorado # PTL-8687

2004

  • Physical Therapy - Pennsylvania #PT017277

2004

  • Physical Therapy - Washington # PT60045920 (Active)

2008

Professional Affiliations

American Physical Therapy Association                 2003-Present
(Neurology & Research Sections)

Soceity for Neuroscience                                                2012-Present

YokyWorks

Publications

Peer reviewed journals:

·       Pradhan SD, Scherer R, Matsuoka Y, Kelly VE. Use of sensitive devices to assess the effect of medication on attentional demands of precision and power grips in individuals with Parkinson disease. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2011 Oct;49(10):1195-9.

Pradhan SD, Brewer BR, Carvell GE, Sparto PJ, Delitto A, Matsuoka Y, Assessment of Fine Motor Control Using Force Tracking with a Secondary Cognitive Task in Individuals with Parkinson’s disease: Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy 34(1), 32-40, March 2010.

·      Brewer BR, Pradhan SD, Carvell GE, Sparto PJ, Josbeno DA, Delitto A,  Application of Modified Regression Techniques to Validate a Quantitative Assessment for the Motor Signs of Parkinson’s disease: Transactions on Neural Systems & Rehabilitation Engineering, Dec 2009, 17(6), 568-575.

 

Peer reviewed conference papers:

Brewer BR, Pradhan SD, Preliminary investigation of test-retest reliability of a robotic assessment for Parkinson's disease. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010;1:5863-6.

·     Brewer BR, Pradhan SD, Carvell GE, Delitto A., Feature selection for classification based on fine motor signs of Parkinson's disease. Proceedings of the 31st Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Sept 2009, pg. 214-217.

Pradhan SD, Brewer BR, Carvell GE, Sparto PJ, Delitto A., Matsuoka Y, Relation between fine motor impairment and function in individuals with PD: Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, June 2009, pg. 885-892.

Scherer R, Pradhan SD, Dellon B, Kim D, Klatzky R, Matsuoka Y, Characterization of multi-finger twist motion toward robotic rehabilitation: Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, June 2009, pg. 812-817.

In preparation:

·        Bowen, Hands, Pradhan SD, Stepp, Fundamental Frequency Variability in Parkinson's Disease. Journal of Voice – in revisions

Josbeno DA, Pradhan SD, Delitto A.,  Schenkman M., Vanswearingen J.,  Carvell GE, Brandfass K, Feasibility of a Multifaceted Exercise Program in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: Results of a Phase I Clinical trial:  in preparation

Pradhan SD, Scherer R, Matsuoka Y, Kelly VE., Differences in control of precision and power dynamic grasp tasks in individuals with Parkinson’s disease:  in preparation

Pradhan SD, Scherer R, Matsuoka Y, Kelly VE., Effects of dual tasking on performance on precision and power dynamic grasp tasks in individuals with Parkinson’s disease:  in preparation

Pradhan SD, Scherer R, Matsuoka Y, Kelly VE., Dynamic grasp control and its relation to function in individuals with Parkinson’s disease:  in preparation

Pradhan SD, Scherer R, Matsuoka Y, Kelly VE., Periods of arrests in movement during an upper extremity task in individuals with Parkinson disease:  in preparation

Pradhan SD, Moritz C., Preliminary results of a 2 week exercise program using a gaming device in individuals with Parkinson disease – a case series:  in preparation

Grampurohit N., PradhanSD., Efficacy of taping to improve body structure and function outcomes in individuals with stroke – a systematic review. in preparation

Scherer R, Pradhan SD, Dellon B, Kim D, Klatzky R, Matsuoka Y, Characterization of multi-finger twist motion toward robotic rehabilitation: Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, 2009.

Brewer BR, Pradhan SD, Carvell GE, Delitto A., Feature selection for classification based on fine motor signs of Parkinson's disease. Proceedings of the 31st Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

Josbeno DA, Pradhan SD, Delitto A.,  Schenkman M., Vanswearingen J.,  Carvell GE, Brandfass K, Feasibility of a Multifaceted Exercise Program in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease: Results of a Phase I Clinical trial: in preparation  

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