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Michelle L Woodbury Ph.D.

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  • Associate Professor
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  • College of Health Professions
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  • Health Sciences and Research
Academic Focus
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Stroke Rehabilitation/Recovery
  • Stroke Survivor and Caregiver Post-Discharge Self-Management

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Biography

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science, 2006, University of Florida, Gainesville FL

Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies, 1995, Columbia International University, Columbia, SC

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, 1986, Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, PA

WORK HISTORY

2014 – present            Medical University of South Carolina, College of Health Professions, Department of Health Sciences and Research and Division of Occupational Therapy, Charleston South Carolina Associate Professor, academic research track, and director of the Upper Extremity Motor Function Laboratory.

2010 - 2018                 Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, Charleston, SC, Research Health Scientist. Research focus: Measurement and Treatment of upper extremity motor impairment and function in individuals with stroke.

2010 – 2014                Medical University of South Carolina, College of Health Professions, Department of Health Sciences and Research and Division of Occupational Therapy, Charleston South Carolina Assistant Professor, academic research track, and director of the Upper Extremity Motor Function Laboratory.

2006 – 2010                North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, Brain Rehabilitation Research Center, Gainesville, Florida, Research Health Scientist (2008-2010), Health Science Specialist (2006-2008). Research focus: Measurement of upper extremity motor impairment and function in individuals with stroke: using motion analysis, EMG and clinical scales.

2006 – 2010                University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Occupational Therapy, Gainesville, Florida; Research Assistant Professor.

2002 – 2006                University of Florida, College of Public Health and Health Professions, Departments of Occupational and Physical Therapy, Gainesville, Florida; T32 Neuromuscular Plasticity Pre-Doctoral Fellow.

1998 – 2005                Medical University of South Carolina, College of Health Professions, Department of Occupational Therapy, Charleston South Carolina; Assistant Professor, academic educator track, (1998 – 2004), Adjunct Assistant Professor, (2004 – 2006).

1994 – 1998                Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Columbia, South Carolina; Senior Occupational Therapist and Neurorehabilitation Outpatient Team Leader

1991 – 1994                Mediplex Rehabilitation Hospital, Bradenton, Florida; Senior Occupational Therapist

1989 – 1991                Our Lady of Victory Hospital, Neurorehabilitation Unit, Buffalo, New York; Senior Occupational Therapist

1986 – 1989                New Medico Neurologic Rehabilitation Center, Cortland, New York; Staff Occupational Therapist

FUNDED GRANTS/CONTRACTS - CURRENT

1 R44 NS097061-01A1 (SBIR)          Hayes and Woodbury (Multiple PIs)          9/30/16 – 08/31/18

Recovr, Inc./NIH/NINDS                                                        

Establishing the Functional Viability and Dose-response of Duck, Duck Punch: A Stroke Rehabilitation Computer Game

The aims of this Direct to Phase II project are to (1) compare the treatment effect of a custom computer game, Duck Duck Punch: a stroke rehabilitation game to an off-the-shelf computer game (2) determine dose (movement repetition)-response (gains in upper extremity function) and (3) establish the clinical validity of the game’s performance report. seeks to test the functional viability of a Kinect-based post-stroke rehabilitation game called Duck, Duck Punch and determine its commercial potential. [NCT: NCT03053492]

Role: MPI

NIH/NIGMS P20 GM109040                          Steve Kautz, PhD (PI)                        06/2014-03/2019

Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Stroke Recovery

This COBRE grant establishes a research center in recovery from stroke. It provides mentored research projects for junior faculty members, establishes four full service scientific core resources to support stroke recovery research, and offers a competitive, peer-reviewed pilot project program. The current application for Phase II is the competing renewal.

Role: Resource Mentor and Supervisor of Rehabilitation, QBAR Core

PCORI Tier 3 SP00011923-18           Woodbury (co-project lead)                    04/01/17 – 05/31/18  

Partnership for Physical Rehabilitation Post-Stroke

The goal is to enable an inquiry from a team of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and researchers to critically evaluate existing treatments and determine the best course of treatments for physical rehabilitation post-stroke.


American Heart Association 15SFDRN25870000  Robert Adams, MD  (PI)        07/01/15 – 06/30/19 

Strategically Focused Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Research Network                                            

Subproject: Wide Spectrum Investigation of Stroke Outcome Disparities on Multiple Levels (WISSDOM; Community Based Intervention under Nurse Guidance; Magwood (PI)     

The goal is to reduce post-stroke rehabilitation disparities through implementation of a novel community-based health-rehabilitation model.

Role: Rehabilitation Consultant

 

Myomo, Inc.  Corporate Study                    S.  Page (PI)                                 09/19/16 – 10/31/18 

Functional Assistance Provided by Myoelectric Elbow-Wrist-Hand Orthoses (FAME)

This goal of this multisite Phase I project is to compare the benefit of the MyoPro Motion-G upper extremity exoskeleton to standard orthotics on post-stroke arm impairment and function.

Role: MUSC Site PI

NIH/NICHD 1 P2C HD086844-01      Steve Kautz, PhD (PI)                                 09/01/15 – 08/31/20

National Center of Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation (NC NM4R)

Proposed to create a national resource for researchers using the tools of NM4R to develop the next generation of rehabilitation interventions and to understand and study neuroplastic nervous system changes during rehabilitation.

Role: Resource Faculty

MUSC NC NM4R Pilot Project                       Emily Grattan (PI)                                  7/01/16-6/30/18

Examining the effects of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and task-specific practice on cortical modulation among individuals with unilateral spatial neglect post stroke

Goal: To compare the effects of active (parietal lobe, motor cortex) vs. sham tDCS and task-specific practice on cortical modulation and behavioral outcomes in a sample of stroke patients with neglect.  [NCT02892097]

Role: Mentor

Completed Research Support

NINDS StrokeNet Multisite Recovery Trial 1U01NS091951-01A1    S. Cramer (PI)  01/2015-01/2018

Stroke TeleRehabilitation

Goal: Test the effect of a stroke rehabilitation program to improve arm recovery delivered via telehealth vs. in-clinic. [NCT02360488]

Role: MUSC Site PI

VA Rehabilitation R&D Merit Review Award (1-I01RX000799-01)  Woodbury (PI)    04/2013-06/2017

Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center

Patient-Targeted Upper Extremity Rehabilitation After Stroke [#N0799-R, NCT01819506]

Goal: This single-blind, RCT with parallel arm design enrolled n=103 stroke survivors to test the effects of an upper extremity rehabilitation program that is targeted at specific movement impairments and systematically progressed according to patients’ evolving ability-level.

Role: PI (5/8ths)

PCORI Tier 2 SP00011923-18           Woodbury (PI)                                        04/01/16 – 05/31/17  

Partnership for Physical Rehabilitation Post-Stroke

The goal is to enable an inquiry from a team of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and researchers to critically evaluate existing treatments and determine the best course of treatments for physical rehabilitation post-stroke.


 

PCORI Tier 1                                                                       Seo (PI)                     05/01/15 – 02/01/16

Partnership for Physical Rehabilitation Post-Stroke

Goal: To enable an inquiry from a team of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and researchers to critically evaluate existing treatments and determine the best course of treatments for physical rehabilitation post-stroke.

Role:  Co-PI

NIH/NIGMS

Delaware CTSA (U54GM1049-01, Binder-MacLeod, PI; MUSC sub-award #34379, Kautz PI)       

MUSC Pilot Project Award                                                                                          11/2013–10/2015

A Virtual Environment for Stroke Rehabilitation

We developed, tested and licensed a prototype virtual environment (VE), Duck Duck Punch for post-stroke UE rehabilitation to meet the need for low-cost effective rehabilitation options. Promising pilot results led to software upgrades that have enabled translation of this technology out of the research laboratory and into clinical practice. The goal of this project is to test the effectiveness of self-directed UE rehabilitation enabled by our VE in the homes of stroke survivors and an inpatient stroke rehabilitation clinic. [NCT02882997]

Role:  PI

MUSC Interdepartmental Seed Grant            Emily Grattan (PI)                               7/01/16-7/30/17    

Unilateral spatial neglect and function: A collaborative project to link stroke research, education and clinical practice

Goal: To compare real-world paretic arm use among individuals with and without neglect post stroke and to improve students’ knowledge and use of neglect assessments in a clinical setting.

Role: Mentor

MUSC Center for Global Health Pilot Grant    Coker-Bolt (PI)                                     05/2013-05/2014

Building Global Capacity for Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy in Low Income Countries

Role: Co-PI

South Carolina Translational Research Pilot Project             Dodds (PI)                   04/2013-04/2014

The Specific Test of Early Infant Motor Performance

Role: Co-I

MUSC Interprofessional Collaboration  Pilot Grant    Finetto and Anderson (co-PIs) 01/2013-10/2014

Relating Postural Control to Fine Motor Coordination in Stroke Patients

Role: Mentor

HONORS

2000    Developing Teacher Award, MUSC Foundation, Medical University of South Carolina

2003    Research Excellence Award, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of FL

2005    Research Excellence Award, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of FL

2006    Research Excellence Award, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of FL

2009    Teaching Excellence Award Finalist, College of Public Health and Health Professions, University of FL

2014    Educator/Mentor Teaching Excellence Award, MUSC Foundation, Medical University of South Carolina

2015    Health Care Hero Award, Charleston SC Business Journal

2016    National Academy of Inventors

2016    Clinical Associate Professor, Clemson University School of Health Research, Clemson SC

2018    Credentialed Leader in Academia, Academic Leadership Institute, American Occupational Therapy Association.

MENTORED RESEARCH AWARDS

2010    Mentored 2 Masters-Level Awards, Student Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina

2011    Mentored 3 Masters-Level Awards, Student Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina

2012    Mentored 2 Masters-Level Awards, Student Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina

2012    Microsoft Imagine Cup International Kinect Challenge: 2nd Place Worldwide (500 applicants) in the   Applications of the Kinect for Healthcare Category (Duck Duck Punch, with Clemson Doctoral students)

2013    Mentored 2 Masters-Level Awards, Student Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina

2014    Mentored PhD student 1st-Place Award, Aging Research Day, SC Aging Research Network

2014    Mentored 1 Post-Doctoral trainee 1st-Place Award, Student Research Day, MUSC

2014    Mentored 1 PhD student 1st-Place Award, Student Research Day, MUSC

2014    Mentored 3 Masters-Level Awards, Student Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina

2015    Mentored 1 Masters-Level Award, Student Research Day, Medical University of South Carolina

2016    Mentored 2 Masters-Level Awards, Student Research Day, MUSC

2016    Mentored 1 Post-Doctoral trainee 1st-place Award, Student Research day MUSC.

2017    Mentored 3 Masters-Level and 1 Post-Doctoral trainee Awards, Student Research day MUSC.

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Developed Duck Duck Punch: A Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Game. Intellectual property and license and held jointly held between MUSC and Recovr, LLC. Registered with the VA Office of General Council: case 17348; Invention ID 2017-001; Duck, Duck, Punch: A Post-stroke Neurorehabilitation Game, memo dated 11/8/16 the VA Office of General Council wrote “we find you are entitled to the right, title and interest to the invention.” All potential conflicts of interest declared to MUSC and the VA. Duck Duck Punch has FDA 510(k) approval (#K151446) and is indicated for use “to support physical rehabilitation of adults in the clinic and at home via performance of therapist-assigned reach exercises for the upper extremities.”

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Seo, NJ., Woodbury, ML., Bonilha, L., Ramakrishnan, V., Downey, R., Lauer, A., Kautz, S., (2018) Sensory stimulation during task-practice therapy to improve post-stroke upper extremity function – A pilot randomized controlled study, (in revision).

Grattan, ES., Velozo, CA., Skidmore, ER., Page, SJ., Woodbury, ML., (2018) Interpreting Action Research Arm Test assessment scores to plan treatment, OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health (in press).

Seo NJ, Crocher V, Spaho E,  Ewert CR, Fathi MF, Hur P, Atkinson SJ, Humanitzki EM, Lauer AW, Ramakrishnan V, Woodbury ML (2018). Capturing upper limb gross motor categories using the Kinect sensor, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, (in press for issue 73:3).

Grattan ES, Skidmore ER, Woodbury ML. (2017). Examining anosognosia of neglect. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health. Dec 1: 1539449217747586. doi: 10.1177/1539449217747586. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29251546

Rowe, V., Winstein, CJ., Wolf, SL., Woodbury, ML. (2017) The Functional Test of the Hemiparetic Upper Extremity – A Rasch Analysis, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Oct;98(10):1977-1983, PMID: 28434819,  DOI: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.03.021. PMCID: PMC5617786

Grattan, ES., Woodbury, ML. (2016), Do Neglect Assessments Detect Neglect Differently? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 2017 May/Jun;71(3):7103190050p1-7103190050p9. PMID: 28422631 PMCID: PMC5397095

Woodbury, M. L., Anderson, K., Finetto, C., Fortune, A., Dellenbach, B., Grattan, E., & Hutchison, S. (2016). Matching task-difficulty to patient-ability during task practice improves upper extremity motor skill after stroke: a proof of concept study, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 97(11):1863-1871. PMID: 27117385, PMCID: PMC5278766

Anderson, K.R., Woodbury, M.L., Phillips K., & Gauthier L.V. (2015). Virtual reality video games to promote movement recovery in stroke rehabilitation. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2015; 96(5):973-6, PMID: 25910856

Coker-Bolt, P., Woodbury ML., Jenkins D. (2014) Identifying premature infant at high and low risk for motor delays using motor performance testing and MRS., Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 2014; 7(3):219-32, PMID: 25260505

Sabari, J., Woodbury, M.L., Velozo, C.A. (2014) Rasch analysis of a new hierarchical scoring system for evaluating hand function on the Motor Assessment Scale for stroke. Stroke Research and Treatment , vol 2014, Article ID 730298, 10 pages, PMID: 25177513

Woodbury, ML., Velozo, CA., Richards, LG., Duncan, PW., (2013) The use of Rasch analysis staging methodology  to classify upper extremity movement impairment after stroke. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 94(8): 1527-1533, PMID: 23529144

Bowden MG, Woodbury ML, Duncan PW. (2013) Promoting neuroplasticity and recovery after stroke: future directions for rehabilitation clinical trials. Current Opinion in Neurology, 26(1):37-42, PMID: 23254556

Bowden MG., Behrman AL., Woodbury ML., Gregory CM., Velozo CA., Kautz SA., (2012)  Advancing measurement of locomotor rehabilitation outcomes to optimize interventions and differentiate between recovery versus compensationJournal of Neurological Physical Therapy, 36(1): 38-44.

Velozo, CA., Woodbury, ML. (2011) Translating measurement findings into rehabilitation practice:  an example using the Fugl-Meyer Assessment of the Upper Extremity with clients following stroke. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 48(10): 1211-1222.

Lehman, L.A., Woodbury, M., Shechtman, O., Wang, Y-C., Pomeranz, J., Gray, D.B., Velozo, CA. (2011) Development of an Item Bank for a Computerized Adaptive Test of Upper Extremity Function. Disability and Rehabilitation, 33(21-22): 2092-2104.

Lehman, LA., Woodbury, ML., Velozo, CA. (2011) Examination of the Factor Structure of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand Questionnaire, American Journal of Occupational Therapy 65(2): 169-178

Woodbury, ML., Velozo, CA., Thompson, PA., Light, K., Uswatte, G., Taub E., Winstein, CJ., Morris, D., Blanton, S., Nichols-Larsen, DS., Wolf,SL., (2010) Measurement Structure of the Wolf Motor Function Test: implications for motor control theory, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair 24(9): 791-801.

Woodbury, ML, Howland, DR., McGuirk TE., Davis, SB., Senesac, CR., Kautz, S., Richards, LG. (2009) Effect of trunk restraint combined with intensive task practice on poststroke upper extremity reach and function: a pilot study, Neurorehabilitation Neural Repair, 23(1): 78-91

Woodbury ML, Velozo CA, Richards LG, Duncan PW, Studenski S, Lai S-M. (2008) Longitudinal Stability of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment of the Upper Extremity. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 89(8):1563-1569

Richards, LG., Senesac C., McGuirk, TE., Woodbury, ML., Howland, D., Davis, S., Patterson T., (2008) Response to intensive motor therapy by individuals with ataxia from stroke. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation,15(3):262-271

Richards, LG., Senesac, CR., Davis, S, Woodbury ML, Nadeau SE. (2008) Bilateral Arm Training with Rhythmic Auditory Cueing (BATRAC) in Chronic Stroke: Not Always Efficacious, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 22(2):180-184.

Richards, LG., Stewart, KC., Woodbury, ML., Senesac, CR., Cauraugh, JH. (2008) Movement-Dependent Stroke Recovery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of TMS and fMRI Evidence, Neuropsychologia, 46(1):3-11.

Woodbury, ML, Velozo, CA., Richards, LG., Duncan, PW., Lai, S-M, Studenski, S. (2007) Dimensionality and Construct Validity of the Fugl-Meyer Assessment of the Upper Extremity, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 88(6):715-732.

BOOK CHAPTER:

Woodbury, ML., Fritz, SL., Blanton S., Wolf, SL. (2013) History and development of Constraint Induced Movement Therapy for adults with stroke,  in The Handbook of Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy: Translating Theory into Clinical Practice and Functional Occupations, Ramey, SL., DelLuca, S, Coker-Bolt, P., editors,  American OT Association, ISBN: 978-156-900-346-6.

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

Adams, RJ. (2017) Cerebrovascular Education and Discovery: Rebuilding Function After Stroke, International Stroke Conference, Houston Tx, February 23.  (Featuring data from the ML. Woodbury Delaware-ACCEL pilot grant)

Woodbury, ML., Proffitt, R. (2016) Invited Symposium: Virtual reality and computer gaming applications for rehabilitation, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Conference, Chicago IL., November 1-5.

Woodbury, ML. (2016) Punching ducks for neurorehabilitation: Final progress report to the NIH Project Officers for the DE-ACCL pilot grant. U. Delaware, May 12.

Woodbury, ML., (2016) Sub-threshold cutaneous wrist stimulation to improve fine motor coordination post-stroke. American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference, Chicago IL. March 30-April 2.

Woodbury, ML., (2015) Linking measurement to stroke rehabilitation treatment. American Occupational Therapy Conference, Nashville, TN, April 16-19.

Sabari, JS., Woodbury ML., (2015) Development and Rasch analysis of a new hierarchy for scoring post-stroke hand function on the Motor Assessment Scale. American Occupational Therapy Conference. Nashville, TN, April 16-19.

Woodbury, ML., Velozo CA., (2014) Task difficulty matched to person ability improved upper extremity motor skill after stroke: A proof of concept study. Third Annual Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, Philadelphia PA., May 9-10.

Woodbury, ML., Coker-Bolt, P., Ramey S, Deluca SC., Garcia T. (2013, April), From Adult to Pediatric Constraint Induced Movement Therapy: Theory and Evidence to Inform Today’s Practices, Panel Discussion, American Occupational Therapy National Conference, San Diego CA.

Woodbury, ML., (2011, April) Upper Extremity Assessment Items, Teaching presentation at the Neurorecovery Network (NRN) National Summit, Louisville KY

Woodbury, ML., (2011, February) Measurement Issues in Clinical Trials of Rehabilitation, Panel Discussion: Unraveling Dose From Ingredients of Therapy with Winstein, C., Dromerick, A., Cortes, M., Behrman, A., Edwards, D.,  International Stroke Conference, Los Angeles CA.

Winstein, C., Blanton, S., Lang, C., Woodbury, ML., Velozo, CA., Roberts P., Monroe, L.  (2010, May) Interdisciplinary Clinical Trials In Rehabilitation: Beyond The Profession-level Boundary, Workshop, American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

MENTORED SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

Hutchison, S. D., Woodbury, M. L., & Simpson, A. N. (2017). The Impact of Reported Depression on Disability Following Stroke. Research Poster, Conference of American Occupational Therapy Association, Philadelphia, PA. AOTA Young Scientist Honor and featured presentation out of 170 other posters.

Anderson, K., Finetto, C., Fortune, A., Dellenbach, D. Grattan, E., Hutchison, S., Woodbury ML., (2016) Matching task difficulty to client ability in post-stroke rehabilitation. Oral Presentation. Fourth Annual Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, Pittsburgh PA., May 21-22.

Grattan, E., Woodbury ML., (2016) Examining the validity of upper extremity Fugl-Meyer categories. Oral Presentation. Fourth Annual Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, Pittsburgh PA., May 21-22

Hutchison, S., Woodbury ML., (2016) Survive to Thrive: A PCORI Tier I Project. Oral Presentation., Fourth Annual Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars, Pittsburgh PA., May 21-22.

Anderson, K., Callahan, K., Jeffers, E., Stec, B., Pierson, P., Woodbury M.L. (2015), The relationship between self-reported hand use and movement efficiency in individuals with stroke. Research Poster, American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference; Nashville, TN

Anderson, K., Woodbury M., Simpson, A. (2015), How can national survey data be used to inform rehabilitation treatment practice post-stroke? Research Poster, DE-CTR ACCEL Annual Meeting; Charleston, SC.

Anderson, K., Hodges, L., Dukes, P., Hayes, A., Woodbury, ML. (2014) The reality of movement practice: using virtual reality to improve movement function for older adults. Research Poster., South Carolina Aging Research Day, Columbia SC., January 14. **First place, Best Research Poster Overall.

Dukes, P, Hayes A, Hodges LF, Woodbury ML. (2013) Punching ducks for post-stroke neurorehabilitation: system design and initial clinical feasibility. 2013 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces, March 16-17, Orlando, FL, pp. 47-54, DOI:10.1109 ** 18% acceptance rate, honorable mention for best paper.

CONTINUING EDUCATION PRESENTATIONS

Woodbury, ML., Malcolm, M. (February, 2013), Current Trends in Post-Stroke Upper Extremity Motor Rehabilitation. 2-Day Workshop (16 CEUs) presented at the South Carolina Occupational Therapy State Conference, Columbia, SC.

Woodbury, ML., Velozo, CA. (November, 2011), Use of the Upper Extremity Fugl-Meyer for Stroke Treatment Planning. Workshop (3 CEUs) presented at the FL Occupational Therapy State Conference, St. Augustine FL.

Woodbury, ML (August, 2008) Intensive Task Practice with Trunk Restraint to Improve Post-Stroke Upper Extremity Movement Quality. Professional continuing education course for licensed Occupational and Physical Therapists (1 CEU) presented at Shands Rehabilitation Hospital, Gainesville, FL.

Woodbury, ML., (May, 2008) Applying Evidence from Basic Science to the Design of OT and PT interventions for the Adult Patient with Hemiplegia. Professional continuing education course for licensed Occupational and Physical Therapists (2 CEUs) taught at Shands Rehabilitation Hospital, Gainesville, FL.

Woodbury ML., Schectman, O., Holt, W., (March, 2008) The Complete Shoulder. Professional continuing education course for licensed Occupational and Physical Therapists (15 CEUs) taught at the University of Florida, Department of Occupational Therapy, Gainesville FL.

Woodbury, ML., (October, 2007) Why Should I Encourage My Patient with Stroke to Become Involved in Rehabilitation Research? Presentation (1 CEU) to the neurorehabilitation staff of Palatka Memorial Hospital, Outreach for the Brain Rehabilitation Research Center.

Woodbury, ML., Velozo, CA. (November, 2006), Using Measurement to Support Clinical Competency. Continuing education workshop (2 CEUs) presented at the University of Florida Occupational Therapy Clinical Educators Meeting, Gainesville FL.

 

COURSES TAUGHT

  • OT 530 Occupational Therapy for the Neurologic Condition-I (3 cr)
  • OT 530L Occupational Therapy for the Neurologic Condition-Lab (2cr)
  • OT 561Research Experience I (1 cr)
  • OT 562Research Experience II (2 cr)
  • OT 612Introduction to Occupational Therapy (2 cr)
  • HRS 740-6Special Topics: Introduction to Motor Control (3 cr)
  • HRS 740-9Special Topics: Translational Journal Club (2 cr)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • 2017  College of Health Professions, Teaching Evaluation Committee member
  • 2016-present, College of Health Professions, Curriculum Committee, member
  • 2010-present  Director Upper Extremity Motor Recovery Research Laboratory
  • 2010-present  College of Health Professions, Research Council
  • 2011, Guest instructor, MUSC College of Medicine
  • 2015  College of Health Professions Space Committee member
  • 2014  Chairperson, Division of Occupational Therapy Faculty Search Committee
  • 2013  Department of Health Science Faculty Search Committee member
  • 2011-2012  College of Health Professions, Teaching Evaluation Committee member

MENTORED POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS

  • Christian Finetto, PhD, Biomechanical Engineer; 2014 – 2016
  • Emily Grattan, PhD, Rehabilitation Science; 2015 - 2017
  • Kelly Anderson, PhD, Rehabilitation Science: 2017-2018

DISSERTATION COMMITTEES

  • Kelly Anderson, OTR/L, Health Science and Rehabilitation Doctoral Program, MUSC (2013-2017)
  • Scott Hutchison, OTR/L, Health Science and Rehabilitation Doctoral Program, MUSC (2015-2017)
  • Serena Kinley Cooper, Department of Neuroscience Doctoral Program, MUSC (2016-present)
  • Brian Lengers, OTR/L, Doctorate in Healthcare Administration (2012-2014)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION

  • Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of South Carolina
  • Licensed Occupational Therapist, State of Florida
  • Registered Occupational Therapist, National Board for the Certification of Occupational Therapists

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, 1986 – present
  • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2011 – present
  • American Society for Neurorehabilitation Research, 2010 – present

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

  • 2018, February           NIH MRS Study Section, San Francisco
  • 2017, December         NIH MRS Study Section SEP: Small Business, MOSS-V(15), Bethesda MD.
  • 2017, April                   Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery, External Grant Reviewer.
  • 2017, February            NIH MRS Study Section, New Orleans LA.
  • 2016, October             NIH MRS Study Section SEP: ZRG1 MOSS-K(02), IAR, Acting Chair.
  • 2016, May                   NIH NICHD Tele-review: ZHD1 DRG-D MN.
  • 2014-2018  Associate Editor: Occupational Therapy Journal of Research
  • 2010-present  Reviewer: Stroke, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Journal of Neurological Physical Therapy, Applied Biomechanics, Motor Control, Disability and Rehabilitation.

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • 2016-present  Volunteer puppy raiser, Canine Companions for Independence
  • 2013-2015  Volunteer puppy raiser, Canine Companions for Independence
  • 2012  Founder, Young Stroke Survivors Support Group