Sujata Pradhan, P.T., Ph.D.

Sujata Pradhan, P.T., Ph.D.

Sujata Pradhan is a physical therapist and UW assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Pradhan’s teaching responsibilities in the department of Rehabilitation Medicine include coordinating and teaching Rehab 551 – Neurobiology for Rehabilitation. Her responsibilities within the division of Physical Therapy include coordinating and teaching Rehab 537 – Functional mobility skills as well as lecturing in Rehab 523 – Applied Neurology.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Pradhan currently maintains an active clinical practice that focuses on evaluation and treatment of neurologic deficits in older adults.

Research Interests

The overall goal of Dr. Pradhan’s research is to use technological advances to develop objective measures and design interventions for individuals with Parkinson disease (PD). The long term goal of this research is to develop these measures into clinical markers by studying their potential to help detect early impairments in physical performance, monitor subtle changes in severity of the disease as well as monitor effects of therapy (medication as well as exercise) on disease progression in PD.

Languages

English, Hindi, Marathi

Expertise

Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Medicine



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