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CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

Northern Arizona University, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                       Mar 2018

            Doctor of Physical Therapy

The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ                                                                                              Dec 2012

            Bachelor of Science in Physiology, Minor in Geography

 

Clinical Education

Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ                                                                 Jan 2018 - Mar 2018

           10-week internship, inpatient neurorehabilitation

San Carlos Apache Healthcare Corporation, Peridot, AZ                                            Oct 2017 - Dec 2017

10-week internship, general outpatient and acute inpatient, rural, American-Indian setting

OSR Physical Therapy, Anthem, AZ                                                                               Aug 2017 - Oct 2017

           10-week internship, outpatient orthopedic clinic

 

Employment

Academic

Graduate Teaching Assistant, PT 536, Biomechanics, Northern Arizona University, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Phoenix, AZ                                                  Oct 2016 – Dec 2016

 

Clinical

Physical Therapist Tech, Spooner Physical Therapy, Desert Ridge, AZ                  May 2014 – Aug 2015

           

Research Projects

Research Intern, University of Otago, School of Medicine, Dunedin, New Zealand

Cardiovascular function in people with type II diabetes                                 June 2017- July 2017

PI: Chris Baldi

Research Assistant, Northern Arizona University, Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                                    Sept 2015 - Dec 2016

Validity of Maximal Heart Rate Equations After Stroke. PI: Pamela Bosch

Research Technician, The University of Arizona, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Tucson, AZ                                                                                                                                     Aug 2011 – Dec 2012

Upregulation of DJ-1 protein in response to a novel drug. PI: Liwen Lai

 

Scholarship

MHIRT Scholar, Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training, Northern Arizona University                                                                                                          Jan 2017 – Aug 2017

Research-based program focusing on research methodology and health disparity education, stationed in University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

MHD Scholar, Minority Health Disparities, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Consortium, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ                                                                                May 2012 – Aug 2012

Research-based program focusing on independent research and health disparity education

Research Intern, Arizona State University, School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering Program, Tempe, AZ                                                                                                    June 2011 - Aug 2011

 

Publication

Abstract: Validity of maximal heart rate prediction equations in individuals with chronic stroke. Ojameruaye O, Holzapfel SD, Nordin K, Diaz-Pacheco VS, Zubriski MA, Bosch PR. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal, Volume 28, Number 1, January 2017, page 47 (Manuscript in review)

 

Presentation

Poster:

Effects of training and detraining in people with type II diabetes. Ojameruaye O, et. al, Arizona Physiological Society Annual Meeting, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona                                                                                                                                                                  July 2017

Validity of maximal heart rate prediction equations in individuals with chronic stroke. Ojameruaye O, et. al, American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, San Antonio, Texas                                                                                                                         Feb 2017

Validity of maximal heart rate prediction equations in individuals with chronic stroke. Ojameruaye O, et. al. Arizona Physiological Society Annual Meeting, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona                                                                                                                      July 2016

 

Volunteer Work

Clinicas Médicas Puerto Peñasco                                                                                            2016- Present

Weekend clinic in Puerto Peñasco, Mexico providing healthcare services to undeserved population

Student Health Outreach for Wellness Clinic                                                                              2015- 2017

           Student-run, interdisciplinary clinic for homeless

Medical School Mentorship Program                                                                                                      2016

           Mentorship for high school students pursuing healthcare field

PT Day of Service                                                                                                                            2015, 2016

 

Honors & Awards

Northern Arizona University, Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Program                                2017

Distinguished Graduate Student, Research Scholar

Elgie M. Batteau Honors Society, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona                                   2012

 

Membership

American Physical Therapy Association                                                                                 2016- Present

Arizona Chapter, Research Section