West Orange, New Jersey
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NAME: Carnahan, Janelle
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POSITION TITLE: Physical Therapist
EDUCATION/TRAINING (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, include postdoctoral training and residency training if applicable. Add/delete rows as necessary.)
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE
(if applicable) END DATE
MM/YYYY FIELD OF STUDY
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT B.S. 05/2006 Psychology
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT DPT 05/2008 Physical Therapy
A. Personal Statement
I am currently a Physical Therapist for the Center for Spinal Stimulation at Kessler Foundation. My current research focuses on applying advanced electrical stimulation technologies to help individuals regain/restore function after spinal cord injury (SCI). I also contribute to research applying acute intermittent hypoxia and exoskeleton technologies to individuals with SCI. Finally, I am a Co-Investigator on 2 studies in areas of assistive technology including use of power assist devices and pressure mapping for seat cushions.
B. Positions and Honors
Positions and Employment
2008 - 2010 Physical Therapist, Helen Hayes Hospital, West Haverstraw, NY
2010 - 2013 Physical Therapist, Shepherd Center, Atlanta, GA
2013 - 2014 Senior Physical Therapist, Mount Sinai, New York, NY
2014 - 2018 Clinical Specialist Physical Therapist, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, West Orange, NJ
2018 - Present Physical Therapist, Kessler Foundation, West Orange, NJ
Other Experience and Professional Memberships
2008 - 2010 Member, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
2015 - Present Member, American Spinal Cord Injury Association (ASIA)
C. Contribution to Science
Kenny, J., Harvey, L. Weston, M., Lusardi, L. (2009) Enhance Your Stance: Development of a Balance Enhancement Program at Duncaster Life Care Retirement Community. Poster session presented at Combined Sections Meeting of American Physical Therapy Association, Las Vegas, NV.
Carnahan, J., McNair, K. (April 14, 2016) Comprehensive, Interdisciplinary Upper Extremity Evaluation and Treatment for Incomplete Tetraplegia. Educational Course presentation at American Spinal Injury Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
Carnahan, J. (April 27, 2017) Balancing the Shoulder with Unbalance Innervation. Educational Course presentation at American Spinal Injury Association Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM.
Carnahan, J; Garrett, B; McNair, K. Emerging Function in Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Advance Magazine. November 2016.
Carnahan, J. McNair K. McClure I. (May 2, 2018) Hands on Evidence Based Approach to Decreasing Pain in the Upper Extremity in Spinal Cord Injury. Educational Course presentation at American Spinal Injury Association Annual Meeting, Rochester, MN. 2018
Carnahan, J. Knick-Koppenhofer, A. Pressure Mapping Good at Assessment, But Can it Predict Pressure Inury Deveolpment? Rehab Management Magazine. January 2018.
McClure, I. Carnahan, J. Shea, M. DeLuca R., Kirshblum, S. Power Assist Devices for Manual Wheelchairs: What are the Benefits and Barriers as Reported by End Users. Poster session and Oral presentation at American Spinal Injury Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI. 2019
Snowdon, L. McClure, I. Ackerman, K. Carnahan, J. A Structured Spinal Cord Injury Educational Program to Elevate Staff Engagement and Clinical Practice. Poster session and Oral presentation at American Spinal Injury Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI. 2019
D. Additional Information: Research Support and/or Scholastic Performance
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
2:48 PM – 3:00 PM EST