Michele Hunt, P.T., M.S., C.L.T.

Department/Program:

Physical and Occupational Therapy

Contact info: 

Email: m_hunt@sage.edu                             
Phone
:  244-2220
Office: Ricketts 328

Degree Information:

Nova Southeastern University (dissertation in progress for Ph.D in Physical Therapy)
The Sage Colleges – Post-professional Doctor of Physical Therapy –
Drexel University – Advanced M.S. in Physical Therapy – 1995
Russell Sage College – B.S. in Physical Therapy - 1987

Certifications:

Certification in Lymphedema Therapy.

Clinical Practice:

Over 15 years of experience in acute care, pediatrics, and long term care as a physical therapist

Courses Taught:

OTH-501 Neuroscience
OTH-507 Functional Anatomy and Applied Kinesiology
PTY-501 Neuroscience
PTY-502 Gross and Functional Anatomy

Research:

Perception of role in suicide prevention for physical therapists (ongoing).

Recent Publications:

“Computerized Tutoring for Motion Analysis of Lower Extremity Movements” Available at http://www.ptjournal.org/abstracts/pt2006/AbsAuthIndex.cfm, Accessed August 2, 2006

“Improving Visits to Long-term Care Residents with Dementia” – platform presentation, State Society on Aging of New York Annual Conference, October 2005.

“Work Intentions Towards Geriatrics in Occupational Therapy Students” – poster presentation, State Society on Aging of New York Annual Conference, October 2005.

“Service Learning in Geriatric Education” – platform presentation, State Society on Aging of New York Annual Conference, October 2004

"A Pilot study of Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation for Standing by Adolescents with Paraplegia" - first author of abstract published in Journal of the American Paraplegia Society vol. 17(2) 1994.

"Evaluation of Standing and Mobility: Needs and Outcomes" - co-author of book chapter in The Child with Spinal Cord Injury edited by R. Betz and M.J. Mulcahey 1996.

Accomplishments:

List awards, editorships, major lectures and presentations, and professional activities, etc.

Professional Organizations:

Member of American Physical Therapy Association
Member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society

Service:

Troy Faculty Council – 9/2012 to present
Student Advisement

Partnerships:

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - 2011 to present:
National Public Policy Council
Board of Directors Capital Region NY
Chair of the Public Policy Committee