Dr. Rosanne Thomas is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Department of Physical Therapy in the Health Science Division at the College of Mount St. Joseph inCincinnati.Dr. Thomas received her BS in Physical Therapy and subsequently completed an MS in Neurological Physical Therapy from Finch University. She received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Chicago Medical School with her dissertation research in the ares of neurogenesis. She is currently the Associate Dean of Clinical Research for the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies within RFUMS. As both a neuroscientist and a physical therapist, Dr. Thomas is uniquely qualified as an educator and aclinician. Her scholarly focus is to bridge the gap between basic science research and clinical practice. She also has extensive clinical expertise that is currently put into practice with direct patient intervention and formal mentoring of clinicians in utilizing a functional-based treatment approach.
Dr. Thomas ability to integrate basic science and clinical practice has recently been recognized as she presented the 2006 Keynote address at the Annual Interdisciplinary Stroke Course at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on Neuroplasticity and Stroke Recovery to clinicians including physicians, physical and occupational therapists and speech pathologists. She has multiple publications in both clinical and neuroscience arenas.
Neurorehabilitation Across the Continuum of Care
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