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Linda Kahn-D'Angelo

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Linda Kahn-DangeloProfessor of Physical Therapy

Research Interests

Pediatrics Special Care Nursery Early Intervention Infant Positioning, Activity, Obesity, and Plagiocephaly Therapeutic Horseback Riding Measuring infant activity Supervised Tummy Time

Education

  • Other: Therapeutic Studies, (1986), Boston University - Boston, MA
  • MS: Physical Therapy, (1975), Texas Woman's University - Texas
  • BA: Psychology, (1970), Merrimack College - Merrimack

Awards and Honors

  • Departmental Teaching Award (2003), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell, MA
  • Dean's College Professional Development Award (1985), Service, Professional - ------

Publications

  • Koren, A., Reece, S.M., Kahn-Dangelo, L., Medeiros, D. (2010) "Parental Information and Behaviors and Provider Practices Related to Tummy Time and Back to Sleep," Journal of Pediatric Health Care 24:4 pp. 222-230
  • Murphy, D.A., Kahn-D’Angelo, L., Gleason, J. (2008) "The effect of hippotherapy on functional outcomes for children with disabilities: a pilot study," Pediatric Physical Therapy 20:3 pp. 264-270
  • Abelow, C.S., Hachem, C., Kouripines, E., Wall-Lazaris, J., Kahn-D’Angelo, L. (1998) "The effects of sedative music on heart rate and perceived mood of fifth grade children during developmental tasks," 1998
  • Kahn-Dangelo, L., Palisano, R.J. (1990) "Comparison of motor development in small for gestational age term and normal birthweight infants at 27 to 29 months of age," Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 10:3 pp. 19-31
  • Kahn-D’Angelo, L., Palisano, R.J. (1990) "Comparison of motor development in small for gestational age term and normal birthweight infants at 27 to 29 months of age," Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 10:3 pp. 19-31
  • Kahn-D’Angelo, L. (1990) "Serious Head Injury During the First Year of Life," Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 9:4 pp. 49
  • Kahn-D’Angelo, L. (1989) "The reciprocation-gait orthosis for children with myelodysplasia," Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 9:2 pp. 107-117
  • Kahn-D’Angelo, L. (1988) "Habituation of the flexion reflex in small for gestational age, term (SGAT) infants and normal birthweight infants," Physical & Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 8:2 pp. 25-42
  • Kahn-Dangelo, L. (1987) "Infant habituation: A review of the literature," Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 7:1 pp. 41-55
  • Kahn-Dangelo, L. (1987) "Is the small for gestational age, term infant at risk for developmental delay?," Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics 7:3 pp. 69-73

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Development and Pilot Testing of Supervised Tummy Time Educational-DVD for Parents of Young Infants (), Grant - Eta Omega chapter of Sigma Theta Tau
  • Labor Shortage Initiative Grant to increase the enrollment of minorities in graduate physical therapy program (), Grant - Massachusetts Department of Medical Security
  • Public Service Grant: Development and Pilot Testing of Supervised Tummy Time (STTEP). (2009), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • SHE Creativity Grant Funding for statistical support to help analyze the data collected about infant positioning, infant weight, family health behaviors and the possible association with infant obesity (2009), Grant - School of Health and Environment Creativity fund award.
  • Faculty and Student Research Grant for Advanced MS student project on efficacy of Therapeutic Riding (1999), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Faculty Development Grant to support training as a Developmental Therapist in the Special Care Nursery (1997), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Physical Therapy Clinical Training in Pediatrics (1991), Grant - AHEC Special Initiative with Greater Lawrence VNA
  • Conference on the Management of Developmentally Delayed Infants and Children with AIDS, Cytomegalovirus and Hepatitis B for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists (1990), Grant - New England AIDS Education and Training Grant
  • Seed Grant: Comparison of Gross and Fine Motor Skills of Small for Gestational Age-Term Infants with Normal Birthweight Infants at Three Years of Age (1987), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Student Research Grant: Habituation of Motor Reflexes in Infants (1983), Grant - Foundation for Physical Therapy
  • An Exploratory Study on Parental Behavior Related to Infant Positioning, Activity, and Subsequent Growth Patterns (2006), Grant - School of Health and Environment Seed Grant
  • Physical Therapy Student Clinical Experiences in an Early Intervention Program (1988), Grant - Area Health Education Center Special Initiative Grant
  • Maternal and Child Health Traineeship Grant Award (1982), Grant - National Institute of Health