Nadine Fisher, EdD, Director
Dr. Fisher received her doctorate in Exercise Science from the University
at Buffalo in 1991. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of
Occupational Therapy in the School of Health Related Professions at the
University at Buffalo. She also has secondary appointments in the University's
departments of Rehabilitation Medicine, Physiology and Medicine (Division
of Geriatrics). Currently, she is the Director of the PhD Program in
Rehabilitation Science, which is a multidisciplinary program that involves
faculty from the Schools of Health Related Professions (Occupational Therapy
and Physical Therapy), Medicine (Rehabilitation Medicine and Sports Medicine
(Orthopedics)), Arts and Sciences (Communicative Disorders and Sciences),
Nursing, and Architecture.
Ph.D Program in Rehabilitation Science.
Dr. Fisher has conducted exercise-related research in the major areas
of geriatrics, arthritis, multiple sclerosis and post-polio syndrome. She
has worked with geriatric populations ranging from well elderly through
frail nursing home residents, and arthritis populations such as osteoarthritis,
rheumatoid arthritis and juvenile arthritis. Dr. Fisher collaborates with
faculty from Physical Therapy, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Sports
Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, and Physiology.
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