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Leila Nuri, Ph.D.

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Title: Assistant Professor - Physical Therapy
Office: 3159 Human Health Building
Phone: (248) 370-2031
E-mail: [email protected]

Educational Background: 
NIH Research Fellow., Cerebral Palsy; Louisiana State University
Ph.D., Human Tendon Biomechanics; Griffith University
M.S., Sport Physical Therapy; Tehran University of Medical Sciences
B.S., Physical Therapy; Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Teaching Interests:
Research and Evidence-based Practice
Statistics for Health Sciences
Sport Medicine
Clinical Biomechanics
Anatomy and Physiology

Dr. Nuri’s research focuses on evaluating pathology-associated mechanical changes in human muscle-tendon unit, using imaging (2D/3D ultrasound and MRI), biomechanics, and engineering techniques with the aim of optimizing physical function and mobility in patients with musculoskeletal (tendinopathy) and neurological (cerebral palsy) disorders.

Professional Affiliations: 
American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
Orthopedic Research Society (Tendon Research Section)
International Society of Biomechanics
American Physical Therapy Association

Personal Interests: 
Competitive Sports

School of Health Sciences

Academic Advising
3070 Human Health Building
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 370-2369

Dean's Office
Human Health Building
(248) 370-3562
[email protected]