Haehyun Lee, PT, MSPT
Haehyun Lee is a second-year PhD student in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (Rehabilitation sciences) under the guidance of Dr. Merrill Landers. She accomplished her MS degree in Physical Therapy from Sahmyook University in Seoul, South Korea. As a physical therapist in South Korea, she also has clinical experiences in the field of neurologic physical therapy and cancer rehabilitation. Her research interest is the gait and the balance in neurologic and after cancer treatment.
– SAHMYOOK UNIVERSITY, Seoul, South Korea, MS in Physical Therapy, 2009
– NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LIFELONG EDUCATION, Seoul, South Korea, BS in Health care, 2007
– YEOJU INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Yeoju, South Korea, Associate Degree in Physical Therapy, 2005
Hwang JH, Lee CH, Lee HH, Kim SY. A new soft tissue volume measurement strategy using ultrasonography. Lymphat Res Biol. 2014 Jun;12(2):89-‐94. doi: 10.1089/lrb.2013.0030
Haehyun Lee, Seungwon Lee, Changho Song. The influence of pelvic floor muscle training on lower urinary tract symptom, maximum vaginal contraction pressure, Korean Journal of Sports Science. Vol. 20 No. 3, 2009. pp466-‐474
Haehyu Lee, Seungwon Lee, Changho Song. The Effect of TENS on Balance Abilities in Adolescents with Visual Impairments. Journal of Adapted Physical Activity, 2008, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp135-150
Dong Yeop Lee, Hae Hyun Lee, Chang Ho Song. The Effect of Visual Feedback Training on Standing Balance and Motor Function in Chronic Stroke Patients. Korea sport research, Vol.18 No.4, 2007, pp287-297
Changwon Jin, Haehyun Lee, Seungwon Lee, Daesung Park, Changho Song. The Effects of Light Touch on Postural Sway in People with Visual Impairment. The Korean Journal of Visual Impairment, Vol.23 No.2, 2007, pp141-152
Seung-won Lee, Won-seob shin, Tae-sung In, Sun-hyun Lee, Hae-hyun Lee, Kyoung-jin Lee, Chang-ho Song. Immediate Effects of Load Stimulation on Static Balance and Muscle Activities in Chronic Stroke Patients. The journal of Korean Society of Physical Therapy/v.21 no. 1, 2009, pp19-25
Jason Longhurst, PT, DPT
Dr. Jason Longhurst is a board certified clinical specialist in neurologic physical therapy from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, and has also completed advanced training in the management of Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, cognitive dysfunction and vestibular disorders. Dr. Longhurst has practiced as a physical therapist for 6 years treating individuals with neurodegenerative diseases and currently works for the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health where he has lead the development of rehabilitation research program, and is currently conducting research in Parkinson Disease and cognitive disorders. Dr. Longhurst began pursuing his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences in 2018. He is also serves as a part time instructor in UNLV’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.
Dr. Longhurst’s area of research emphasis is dual task interference in individuals with neurodegenerative disorders, and in particular has interest in freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease, pre-clincal Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, and less prevalent neurodegenerative cognitive and movement disorders.
-Doctor of Physical Therapy – University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV 2013
-Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science -Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, NV 2010
Landers MR, Addis KA, Longhurst JK, vom Steeg B, Puentedura E, Daubs M. Anterior cervical decompression and fusion: a prospective analysis on neck range of motion, pain and function. The Spine Journal. 2013:13;1650-1658.
Johnny Ryder, MS, OTR/L, CEAS
Johnny is a second-year PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Health Science program in the Rehabilitation track under the guidance of Dr. Merrill Landers. He completed his Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from Touro University Nevada. He graduated a member of the Pi Theta Epsilon Honor’s Society and a student ambassador. He is a registered and licensed occupational therapists and has served as a fieldwork educator, clinical director, and director of rehabilitation. He has clinical experience with various populations as an occupational therapist. He has worked with pediatrics, adults, and older adults in outpatient hand therapy, home health and hospice, inpatient rehabilitation, and K-12 schools. He is also a certified American Sign Language interpreter specializing in medical interpreting.
Johnny’s research interests include: fall prevention, fear of falling and avoidance behavior, cognitive behavioral therapy, upper extremity rehabilitation, neurological rehabilitation (across the lifespan), neurodegenerative diseases, primary-care based therapy services, driving rehabilitation, and mental health.
– Master of Science in Occupational Therapy – Touro University Nevada, Henderson, NV 2015
– Bachelor of Arts in General Deaf Studies – Utah Valley University, Orem, UT, 2011
– Associate of Science in Integrated Studies – Utah Valley University, Orem, UT, 2009
Kameron Jacobson, SPT
DPT student, Graduate Assistant, Lab Manager
Kameron is a second year student in UNLV’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. He is originally from Oregon, where he completed his undergraduate education with a BS in Exercise Science at Oregon State University. He has an interest in treating neurologic populations, with an emphasis on Parkinson’s disease.
Lana Laudermilch, SPT