Manjiri Dahdul, PT, DPT, ATP

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Faculty Profile

Adjunct Instructor of Clinical Physical Therapy

Contact

(323) 442-2940
ambegaok@usc.edu

Mailing Address

1540 Alcazar St., CHP 155, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9006

Professional Interests

Manjiri Dahdul is an adjunct instructor of clinical physical therapy, and in 2014 was recognized as Clinical Educator of the Year. She specializes in neurological rehabilitation, spinal cord injuries and pressure ulcer management. A certified clinician in LSVT BIG and Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery, she also has specialized training in adaptive equipment, assistive technology and wheelchair seating/positioning as a RENSA-certified assistive technology professional, and is RIDE certified in custom molded seating and positioning. She was part of the USC research team for the national Extremity Constraint Induced Therapy Evaluation (EXCITE) clinical trial in the Motor Behavioral and Neurological Rehabilitation Laboratory. Dr. Dahdul is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association and its neurology section. She is co-owner of Precision Rehabilitation in Long Beach, Calif.

Current Research

  • Exercise Targeting Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson’s Disease (IRB #HS-14-00422) 2) Tools to Improve Stroke Rehabilitation (IRB #HS-05-00134)

Education

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology & Exercise/Health Science, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1999