American Health Council Names Randy Trumbower, Ph.D. to Education Board

NEW YORK, June 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Randy Trumbower, Assistant Professor in Physical Therapy and Biomedical Engineering and Director of Research at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University, has been selected to join the Education Board at the American Health Council. He will be sharing his knowledge and expertise in Teaching, Research, Rehabilitation, Biomedical Engineering, and Clinical Research.

Dr. Trumbower has been active in the healthcare industry for the past 17 years. Personal experience first inspired him to venture into the field of Physical Therapy. He obtained a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Duke University (1999) and a Master’s degree and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Connecticut (2002, 2005). He completed his fellowship at the Rehab Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University.

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory is a leader in research, education, and clinical services.

Dr. Trumbower attributes his success to a strong work ethic and his goal of improving the physical abilities of people with stroke and spinal cord injuries. His scholarly work is routinely supported by private foundations and federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and National Science Foundation. Dr. Trumbower enjoys doing his research and teaching students in the fields of Engineering, Physiology, and Medicine. Of all his accomplishments, he is most proud to have been published in a variety of peer-reviewed articles and to have spoken at multiple conferences and seminars.

Dr. Trumbower’s professional long-term goals include continuing to bridge knowledge gaps between the disciplines of Medicine, Engineering, and Physical Therapy in the field of Neurologic Rehabilitation. His awards and honors include: Clinical Loan Repayment Award, National Institutes of Health (09/2010); Emerging Leader Award, American Physical Therapy Association (09/2010); Susan Baskin Award for Excellence in Research (1st Place), Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (06/2009); Henry B. Betts Innovation Award Finalist, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (01/2009); Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (09/2008); Clinical Loan Repayment Award, National Institutes of Health (01/2008); Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health (01/2008); Postdoctoral Fellowship, Illinois Department of Public Health (01/2006); Doctoral Dissertation Award University of Connecticut (01/2005); Pre-Doctoral Small Business Grant, Therapeutic Alliances Inc. (01/2005); Extraordinary Expense Award, University of Connecticut (01/2004); Research Scholarship, International FES Society (01/2001); Research Scholarship, Schechter Foundation (01/2001); Honors Graduate, Summa Cum Laude, East Stroudsburg University (05/1997); Presidential Student Employment Award, East Stroudsburg University (01/1997); Sigma Xi Science Award East Stroudsburg University (01/1997); Alumni Association Scholarship Award, East Stroudsburg University (01/1996); and CRC Chemistry Award, East Stroudsburg University (01/1996).

Dr. Trumbower is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, Society for Neuroscience, and American Society of Neurorehabilitation.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Moore
American Health Council
Hauppauge, NY United States
Phone: 1-212-390-0214
Email: [email protected]

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