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Erbe, Ginny M.
07-15-2005, 01:35 AM
Rehabilitation Research Fellowships

The Mayo Clinic Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is pleased to announce the opportunity for post-doctoral research sponsored by the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR). Specifics of these fellowships include:

Eligibility:

PhD in rehabilitation-related fields (such as biomechanical engineering, physical therapy, occupational therapy) or medical imaging, or MD in orthopedics, PM&R or radiology.

Candidates must be citizens of the United States.

Duration of Training:

Two years with possible extension to three years.

Research areas:

Biomechanics: An opportunity to (1) develop disciplined research skills in the environment of an established, well-recognized biomechanics laboratory and (2) use these skills to develop independent research with a mentor. The research begins with a current biomechanics laboratory project called Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE). Areas emphasized in this track include soft tissue mechanics, image processing, finite element analysis, musculoskeletal rehabilitation and movement disorders such as those associated with stroke, disuse atrophy, hyperthyroid or myofascial pain.

Mentors:

Individuals with national and international research reputations from Mayo Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Biomechanics (Orthopedic Surgery), Anesthesiology, Psychiatry and Psychology, Health Sciences Research.

Resources:

Research laboratories and clinics as well as the Mayo Graduate School. Exceptional resources are available in the following areas:

Animal research
Clinical Research and trial design
Computer methods
Epidemiology
Questionnaire and survey research
Research ethics
Statistics and regression analysis

For more information or to apply, contact:

Virginia Erbe
Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory
Motion Analysis Laboratory
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
Tel: 507-284-2262 or 507-538-1717
Fax: 507-266-2227 or 507-284-5392
Email: erbe.virginia@mayo.edu

Mayo Foundation is an affirmative action and equal opportunity educator and employer.


Ginny Erbe, Secretary
Orthopedic Biomechanics Laboratory (507) 538-1717
Motion Analysis Laboratory (507) 284-2262
Mayo Clinic Rochester