Deepak Kumar, PhD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Department||Radiology and Biomedical Imaging|
|Address||1700 4th Street|
San Francisco CA 94158
|OARSI||2012||Osteoarthritis Research Society International, Top Rated Abstract from Young Investigators|
|OARSI||2012||Osteoarthritis Research Society International Young Investigator Travel Award|
|UCSF/UCD||2012||UCSF/UCD Translation of Quantitative Imaging in Research Center of Excellence Travel Award|
|University of Delaware||2010||Best Podium Presentation, Annual Center for Biomedical Research Engineering Day|
|University of Delaware||2009
|International Society of Biomechanics||2009
||2010||Doctoral Dissertation Grant|
|University of Florida||2008||University of Florida Neuromuscular Plasticity Scholar |
|American College of Rheumatology||2007||Abbott Professional Graduate Student Research Preceptorship|
|Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India||2003||Gold Medal, Master of Physiotherapy (Musculoskeletal)|
I received my entry-level undergraduate degree in Physical Therapy from Delhi University, India in 2001 and a Master in Physical Therapy (Musculoskeletal biomechanics and rehabilitation) from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India in 2003. I practiced as an orthopaedic physical therapist for 3 and a half years, along with teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in physical therapy in New Delhi, India. Thereafter, I re-located to the US in 2006 to pursue a Ph.D. in Movement Sciences and Biomechanics from the University of Delaware and graduated in 2010. My doctoral dissertation entitled " Neuromuscular Control of Joint Stability in Knee Osteoarthritis" used motion analysis, Electromyography (EMG), mathematical modeling, strength testing, functional testing and clinical evaluation to understand the phenomenon of functional knee instability in people with knee osteoarthritis. I joined the Musculoskeletal Quantitative Imaging Research Group at the department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF as a post-doctoral researcher in Nov 2010. I participate in the teaching program in Physical Therapy at UCSF with lectures in motion analysis, radiography and cartilage MR imaging. My current research focus is towards translating cutting-edge quantitative imaging biomarkers, along with biomechanical and clinical outcomes, into prospective observational and interventional studies. My long-term goals are to develop and test non-surgical interventions for specific sub-populations at risk for hip or knee osteoarthritis, and for individuals who have early osteoarthritis.
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