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Ellen M. Godwin

Department Chairperson, Physical TherapyAssociate Professor

PhD, Physical Therapy, Nova Southeastern University, 2005MS, Physical Therapy, Long Island University, 1989BS, Physical Therapy, Hunter College CUNY, 1981

Specialties

Pediatric Physical Therapy, Instrumented Gait Analysis, Neuroscience

Publications

May 2017     Ardali, G., States, R.A., Godwin, E., and Brody, L. (in press, 5/30/2017) Reliability and validity of the floor transfer test as a measure of readiness for independent living among older adults. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, JGPT-D-16-00114R2.

February 2016     Collins CK, Johnson-Saliba V, Godwin E, Pappas E.  The Reliability and Validity of the Saliba Postural Classification System.  Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy 2016, 24 (3): 174-181.

March 2015     Masaracchio M, Comet S, Godwin E, Management of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear in a 5 Year-Old: A Case Report"  Case Report:  Pediatric Physical Therapy Fall 2015; 27(3) 302-310.

June 2014     Afzal A, Fung D, Galligan S, Godwin EM, Kral, JG, Salciccioli L, Lazar JM.  The effect of lowerbody weight support on arterial wave reflection in healthy adults.  J Am Soc Hypertens.  2014, June; 8(6): 388-393.

June 2014     Paul JC, Patel A, Bianco K, Godwin E, Naziri Q,  Maier S, Lafage V, Paulino C, Errico TJ.  Gait stability improvement after fusion surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is influenced by corrective measures in the coronal and sagittal plane.  Gait and Posture. 2014, June; 14 (6)

June 2012     Salem Y, Jaffe-Gropack S, Coffin, D, Godwin Ellen M. Effectiveness of a low cost virtual reality system for children with developmental delay: a preliminary randomized single-blind controlled trial. Physiotherapy, 98 (2012) 189-195.

December 2009     Godwin EM, Spero CR, Nof L, Rosenthal R, Ecternach J. The Gross Motor Function Classification System for Cerebral Palsy and Single Event Multilevel Orthopaedic Surgery: Is there a relationship between level of function and intervention over time? Journal Pediatric Orthopaedics Vol 29, No. 8, December 2009

Lectures and Presentations

10/29/2016:       Concurrent Session:  Godwin E, Coffin D, Collins M, Logush A, Gropack S, Wasserman H.  An Interprofessional Practice and Learning Experience in Belize. Jefferson (Thomas Jefferson University) Conference on Interprofessional Education, Philadelphia PA.

10/27/2016:       Platform Presentation: Moving Beyond Radiographs: Changes in Gait Patterns after AIS Realignment.  Patel A, Varghese J,   Diebo B,  Assi A, Godwin E, Day LM, Stein D; Virginie Lafage V, Carl Paulino C. North American Spine Society 31st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

10/26/2016:       E-Poster Presentation: The Relationship Between Coronal Malalignment and Gait Patterns: Preliminary Analysis on a Prospectively Collected AIS Database.  Varghese J, Patel A, Diebo B, Assi A, Godwin E, Day LM, Bao H, Lafage V, Paulino C.  North American Spine Society 31st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

4/10/2016           Platform Presentation: Coffin D, Collins M, Godwin E, Logush A, Gropack S, Wasserman H.  An Interprofessional Practice Experience in Belize. 2016 American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference and Expo. April 7-10, 2016 Chicago IL.

10/29/2015        Concurrent Session: Coffin D, Collins M, Godwin E, Logush A, Gropack S, Wasserman H.  An Interprofessional Practice Experience in Belize.  2015 Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions Annual Conference, October 2015, Scottsdale AZ.

5/6/2015              Poster Presentation: Ugilaloro AD, Chang N, Swanenberg I, Yearwood, L, Banerji MA, Godwin E, Kral JG.  Weight supported (Anti-Gravity) Treadmill Exercise in Caribbean-Black Obese Women.  22nd European Congress on Obesity, May 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.

4/1/2015              Platform Presentation: Ugilaloro AD, Chang N, Swanenberg I, Yearwood, L, Banerji MA, Godwin E, Kral JG.  Weight supported (Anti-Gravity) Treadmill Exercise in Caribbean-Black Obese Women.  Downstate Medical Center, School of Graduate Studies, Center-wide Annual Research Day, April 2015, Brooklyn NY.

2/7/2015              Poster Presentation: "Management of an Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear in a 5 Year-Old: A Case Report" Michael Masaracchio M, Comet S, Godwin E.  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, February 2015, Indianapolis, IN.

2/6/2015              Instructional Session: Salem Y, Godwin E, Aquatic Therapy for Individuals with Neurological Disorders.  Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, February 2015, Indianapolis, IN.          


Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Pediatric Physical Therapy