Robert Scheidt, PhD - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Robert A. Scheidt

Robert A. Scheidt, PhD

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept of PM R, Feinberg School of Medicine, NU
  • Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University

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Education, Residency and Internship

Education

1989
Marquette University, BS, Electrical Engineering
1992
Northwestern University, MS, Biomedical Engineering

Fellowship

1998
Northwestern University, PhD, Biomedical Engineering

Honors & Awards

2009-2012
Recipient: Way-Klingler Science Fellowship, Marquette University
2005

Visiting Scholar: The Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
2004

Invited Participant: Academic Leadership Program, Whitaker Foundation
2003

CAREER Award; National Science FoundationRecipient: Baskin Award for
2000

Excellence in Research; Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
1989-1990

Walter P. Murphy Fellowship, Northwestern University
Member: IEEE (Senior Grade), ASEE, Soc. for Neuroscience, Soc. for the Neural Control of Movement, American Physiological Soc., ??? Engineering Honor Soc., ??? Electrical Engineering Honor Soc.

Publications

Zimbelman J, Suminski A, Rao S & Scheidt RA. Distributed neural mechanisms subserve prediction of future loads during adaptation of wrist flexion movements. Submitted: J. Neurophysiol.

Conrad M, Scheidt RA & Schmit BD. (2009) Effects of wrist tendon vibration on targeted upper arm movements in post-stroke hemiparesis. Submitted: Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair

Stoeckmann T, Sullivan K & Scheidt RA. (2009) Elastic, viscous, and mass load effects on post-stroke muscle recruitment and cocontraction during reaching: A pilot study.PT Journal.

Liu X & Scheidt RA. (2008) Contributions of online visual feedback to the learning and generalization of novel finger coordination patterns. J. Neurophysiol 99:2546-2557.

Ghez C Scheidt RA and Heijink H. (2007) Different learned coordinate frames for planning trajectories and final positions in reaching. J. Neurophysiol. 98: 3614-3626.

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