2013 Dentistry Research Day Results

Research Day 2013-2

The Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC’s annual Research Day featuring cutting edge research from Dentistry, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, and Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy faculty, staff and students was held on February 20th.

The all-day event encompassed poster presentations, focus group discussions, keynote speakers, and awards. 

Congratulations to the following Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy award winners for their poster presentations:

Exercise Science & Musculoskeletal Biomechanics
1st Place – Mark Blanchette
“The Influence of Footwear Tread Groove Parameters on Available Friction”
Faculty Advisor: Chris Powers

2nd Place – Hsiang-Ling Sharon Teng
“Modifying Sagittal‐Plane Trunk Posture Affects Patellofemoral Joint Stress during Running”
Faculty Advisor: Chris Powers

Neural Control & Motor Behavior
1st Place – Ya-Yun Alice Lee
“Context‐Dependent Learning in People with Parkinson’s Disease”
Faculty Advisor: Beth Fisher

2nd Place – Jay Porterfield
“Impact of Varying Light Exposure during Incubation on Locomotor Navigation”
Faculty Advisor: Nina Bradley

View a slideshow of photos from the event. 

The Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy will have its own Research Day on Thursday, April 11th, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on the Lawn behind the Broad & Zilkha Buildings at HSC.