CHS Students and Faculty Honored for Research
LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 23, 2008) – Two students and one faculty member in the College of Health Sciences are being recognized for excellence in research.
Faculty: Gilson Capilouto, Ph.D.
Dr. Gilson Capilouto is an Associate Professor in the Division of Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Dr. Capilouto received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Alabama and her Doctor of Philosophy in Motor Control and Development from the University of South Carolina. One of Dr. Capilouto’s most recent notable research achievements is the receipt of an NIH R01 grant through a consortium agreement with the University of Arizona.
Doctoral Student: Lisa Thomas, Ph.D.
Dr. Thomas recently defended her dissertation titled Effect of Dystrophin Deficiency on Selected Intrinsic Laryngeal Muscles of the mdx Mouse and received her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Sciences.
Master’s Student: Kimberly Dolak
Kimberly Dolak will complete her Master’s Degree in Athletic Training in May. Her research project - Comparison of Early Hip Strengthening to Early Quadriceps Strengthening in the Treatment of Females with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – seeks to help both physical therapists and athletic trainers in dealing with a common musculoskeletal problem in females.
The University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences consists of nine programs: Athletic Training; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Physical Therapy; Rehabilitation Sciences PhD Program; Clinical and Reproductive Sciences; Clinical Nutrition; Physician Assistant Studies; Radiation Sciences; and Clinical Leadership and Management.
Dr. Gilson Capilouto
Dr. Lisa Thomas
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