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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Samantha Buldo presents research on Parkinson's

JUNE 8, 2017 

Graduate student from Dingmans Ferry studies words' impact on range of motion

Samantha Buldo of Dingmans Ferry (left) and Cecelia Cronin of Tunkhannock, Pa. (Photo provided)


 — Samantha Buldo of Dingmans Ferry recently presented research she co-authored, “Valence Effect on ROM in Parkinson’s and the Neurotypical.”

The study at Misericordia University's Department of Speech-Language Therapy used motion capture technology to examine whether positive and negative words impacted range of motion of the lips and mandible in Parkinson’s patients.

Hunter Manasco, Ph.D., C.C.C.-S.L.P., associate professor of speech-language pathology, served as faculty advisor. Cecelia Cronin of Tunkhannock was co-author of the paper. Buldo and Cronin are graduate students.

Their presentation was given at the annual Student Research Day in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall at Misericordia. The poster presentations were the culmination of research and work by more than 200 student researchers in the College of Health Sciences and Education and the College of Arts and Sciences. 

The students presented 103 abstracts to the college community and answered questions related to their individual topics, which included biology, chemistry, history, medical imaging, nursing, physical therapy, physics, psychology, and speech-language pathology. University President Thomas J. Botzman, Ph.D., attended the two-hour event along with students, faculty, staff and deans of the colleges.

http://www.pikecountycourier.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20170608/NEWS01/170609957/0/milestonesoflove/Samantha-Buldo-presents-research-on-Parkinson%27s

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