Lab Alumni

2018

Becky Lawrence, PT, DPT, PhD - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System

Thesis: Movement-related pathogenesis of rotator cuff disease in persons with shoulder pain: effects of decreased scapulothoracic upward rotation

John Looft, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow

Director - Motion Analysis Lab, Minneapolis VA Healthcare Systems

2017

Rodrigo Barreto, PT - Visiting Scholar

PhD Candidate - Universidade Federal de São Carlos

Mohsen Akbari Shandiz, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Associate - Assistive and Restorative Technology Laboratory, Mayo Clinic

Justin Staker, PhD, PT - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Assistant Professor - Division of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota

Thesis: Clinical Diagnosis and Functional Implications of Shoulder Multidirectional Instability 

2016

Divya Bhaskaran, PhD - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Research Fellow - Assistive and Restorative Technology Laboratory, Mayo Clinic

Thesis: Comparison of 3D shoulder kinematics, thoracic posture and shoulder strength between asymptomatic elderly and young population

2015

Hugo Giambini, PhD - Postdoctoral Fellow

Assistant Professor - University of Texas at San Antonio

2014

Sanjay Sarkar, PhD, PT - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Assistant Professor - Physical Therapy Program, Concordia University

Thesis: Comparison of 3D shoulder kinematics, thoracic posture and shoulder strength between asymptomatic elderly and young population

2012

Linda Koehler, PhD, PT, CLT-LANA - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Assistant Professor - Division of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota

Thesis: Axillary web syndrome ongoing medical evaluation

Kristin Zhao, PhD - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Associate Professor - PM&R, Assistant Professor - Biomedical Engineering, Mayo Clinic

Thesis: Risk of reduced subacromial space during activities of daily living for users of manual wheelchairs

2011

Ward Glasoe, PhD, PT, ATC

Associate Professor - Division of Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota

2009

Paula Rezende Camargo, PhD, PT - Visiting Scholar

Professor - Universidade Federal de São Carlos

Vandana Phadke, PhD, PT - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Senior Clinical Research Scientist - Indian Spinal Injuries Center

Thesis: Study of scapular muscle latency, shoulder kinematics and muscle activity in people with and without shoulder impingement

2008

Jonathan Reynolds, PhD, PT, CWCE - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Physical Therapist - Orthology

Thesis: Shoulder joint and muscle exposure in violin musicians: a three- dimensional kinematic and electromyographic exposure variation analysis

2007

Cort Cieminski, PhD, PT, ATR - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Professor and Chair - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, St. Catherine University

Thesis: Humeral retroversion: its measurement and effects on scapular kinematics in competitive baseball players lacking shoulder internal rotation range of motion

2005

Jena Ogston, PhD, PT - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Professor - Physical Therapy Program, Director - Transitional Doctor of Therapy Program, The College of St. Scholastica

Thesis: Differences in three-dimensional shoulder kinematics between persons with multidirectional instability and asymptomatic controls

2004

John Borstad, PhD, PT - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Professor and Chair - Physical Therapy Program, The College of St. Scholastica

Thesis: The effect of pectoralis minor resting length variability on scapular kinematics

2003

Peter Rundquist, PhD, PT - Advisor: Paula Ludewig

Professor and Director - Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Concordia University

Thesis: Three-dimensional shoulder kinematics in subjects with idiopathic loss of shoulder range of motion