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Mary  M Rodgers
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Mary M Rodgers P.T., Ph.D., F.A.P.T.A., F.A.S.B.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
Administrative Title: Vice Chair
Additional Title(s): George R. Hepburn Dynasplint Professorship in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
mrodgers@som.umaryland.edu
Location: AHB, 131A
Phone: (410) 706-5658
Fax: (410) 706-4903

Personal History:

8/72-5/74: Meredith College Raleigh, North Carolina
1974-76: BS in Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1979-81: MS in Medical Allied Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Major in Biomechanics and Education
1982-85: PhD in Biomechanics, The Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests:

Dr. Rodgers' research interests include rehabilitation biomechanics, wheelchair propulsion biomechanics, mobility technologies and gait analysis. She is co-Director of the Pilot and Exploratory Studies Core of the Unviersity of Maryland Pepper Center. This core provides start-up support for high quality research proposals of high relevance to the Center's overall theme, exploring mechanisms underlying the disability phenotype in older persons and the functional and clinical responses to exercise.


Publications:

Recent

Khanna I, Roy A, Rodgers MM, Krebs HI, Forrester LW: Effects of Unilateral Limb Loading on Gait Characteristics in Subjects with Chronic Stroke. J Neuroengineering Rehabil 7:23, 2010

Kigin CM, Rodgers MM, Wolf SL: The physical therapy and society summit (PASS) meeting: Observations and opportunities. Phys Ther 90(11):1555-1567, 2010

Boninger M, French J, Abbas J, Nagy L, Ferguson- Pell M, Johnson Taylor S, Rodgers MM, Saunders N, Peckham H, Marshall R, Sherwood A: Technology for Mobility in SCI Ten Years From Now. Spinal Cord, pp. 358-63, Vol. 50, No. 5, 2012

Cowan RE, Fregly BJ, Boninger ML, Chan L, Rodgers MM, Reinkensmeyer DJ: Recent Trends in assistive technology for mobility. J Neuroengineering Rehabil, 9:20, 2012

Patel P, Park H, Bonato P, Chan L, Rodgers M: A review of wearable sensors and systems with application in rehabilitation. J Neuroengineering Rehabil, 9:21, 2012

Reinkensmeyer DJ, Bonato P, Boninger ML, Chan L, Cowan RE, Fregly BJ, Rodgers MM: Major Trends in Mobility Technology Research and Development: Overview of the Results of the NSF-WTEC European Study. J Neuroengineering Rehabil, 9:22, 2012

Rodgers MM, Cohen Z, Joseph L, Rossi W: Workshop on personal motion technologies for healthy independent living: Executive Summary. Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 93(6):935-9, 2012.


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