Neeraj Kumar PT Ph.D.
Assistant Professor School of Allied Health Science, Department of Rehabilitation
1996 Bachelor of Physiotherapy: Manipal Academy of Higher Education - India
1998 Master of Sports Physiotherapy: Guru Nanak Dev University - India
2009 Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Science: - State University of New York,
University at Buffalo - Buffalo, New York
BOARD CERTIFICATION/ LICENSURE
- Licensed Physical Therapist: New York (2005); Texas (pending)
- Post-Graduate Advanced Certifications: Graduate Certificate in Assistive and Rehabilitative
Technology. Department of Rehabilitation Science, State University of New York, University
at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. June, 2005
- Balance and Falls
- Spinal Cord Injury rehabilitation
- Efficacy of Home-based exercise programs
- Use of technology in rehabilitation
Machiko R. Tomita, Bin-Min Tsai, Nadine M. Fisher, Neeraj A Kumar, Gregory E. Wilding, Bruce J. Naughton. Improving Adherence to Exercise in Patients
with Heart Failure Through Internet-Based Self Management. Journal of American Geriatrics Society. 2008; 56 (10):1981-1983.
Machiko R. Tomita, Bin-Min Tsai, Nadine M. Fisher, Neeraj A Kumar, Gregory E. Wilding, Kathy Stanton, Bruce J. Naughton. Effects of multidisciplinary
Internet-based program on management of heart failure. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare. 2009; 2: 13-21.
Diane M. Wrisley & Neeraj A. Kumar (in-press). Functional gait assessment: Concurrent, Discriminative and Predictive
Validity in community dwelling older adults. Physical Therapy.
SCIENTIFIC and PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS:
Kumar, NA, McNerney, K.M. & Wrisley, DM. The Effects of Age-Related Sensory and Motor Changes
on Balance Performance. Poster Presentation, Neural Control of Movement. 18th Annual Meeting. Naples, FL. May 2008.
Abbott, S, Klinck, S, Shi, XW, Wong, SL, Kumar, NA, Stephens, MJ, Wrisley, DM. Use of Sensory Information for Balance Differs Between
Young and Middle Aged Adults. Perry Day, SUNY, University at Buffalo, NY. November
Kumar, NA, Stephens, MJ, Wrisley, DM. Otolith-Somatosensory Interaction Revealed through Multi-Directional
Sway-Referencing in Healthy Young Adults. (Updated poster with data from more subjects).
Neuroscience Research Day, SUNY, University at Buffalo, NY. October 2007