Dr. Resnik's research activities bridge the methodologies of rehabilitation and health services research. Her research focuses on the following areas: 1) design and evaluation of advanced upper limb prosthetic devices and other assistive technologies; 2) development and evaluation of rehabilitation outcomes measures; 3) delivery and effectiveness of rehabilitation services.
She is a member of 3 research teams; Brown's Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research, Providence VA HSR&D funded Research Enhancement Program, and RR&D funded Center for Neurorestoration and Neurothechnolgoy (CfNN). She is the leader of the CfFNN Focus Area on Restoration of Motor Function: Translating advanced arm prosthetics for limb loss
Dr. Resnik received her Ph.D. in physical therapy from Nova Southeastern University, her MS in physical therapy from Sargent College, Boston University, and her BS from Hampshire College. Dr. Resnik has a clinical background in physical therapy. She completed a two year AHRQ funded postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Gerontology and Health Care Research and was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health in July 2004, and Associate Professor in July 2009. She is also a Research Health Scientist/physical therapist at the Providence VA Medical Center (PVAMC).
LINDA RESNIK, PhD, PT
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