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Carol Dionne , PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, Cert MDT

Professor Rehabilitation Sciences
Co-Director of PhD Program
Director Center for Human Performance Measurement
Director Mechanical Therapy Research Lab

(405) 271-2131 Ext. 47115 office
(405) 271-2131 Ext. 47152 MTRL
(405) 271-2131 Ext. 47161 CHPM
(405) 271-3432 fax

Carol-Dionne@ouhsc.edu


Education:

DPT, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Arizona School of Health Sciences, Mesa, AZ, 2010
Ph.D., Physical Therapy, Texas Woman’s University-Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 1999
M.S., Education, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 1984
B.S., Physical Therapy, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 1977


Societies and Organizations:


Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society


Teaching:

Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy or Masters of Occupational Therapy:
PHTH 8312 Differential Diagnosis (2 credits, course coordinator)
PHTH 8214 Orthopedic Management of the Axial Skeleton (4 credits, course coordinator)
PHTH 8114 Orthopedic Management of the Lower Extremity (4 credits, instructor in rehab for lower limb amputation unit)
PHTH 9152 Clinical Reasoning in Physical Therapy (2 credits, small group instructor)
PHTH/OCTH 9391 Interprofessional Case Management


Post-professional DSc in Rehabilitation Sciences or Graduate PhD in Allied Health Sciences with Specialization in Rehabilitation Sciences:
AHS 6970 Seminar (1 credit RS course coordinator)
RS 5153 Biomechanics (3 credits, course coordinator)
RS 6113 Physiology of Rehabilitation (3 credits, course coordinator)
RS 6232 Applied Radiology and Diagnostic Testing (2 credits, course coordinator)
RS 6152 Differential Diagnosis in Rehabilitation Sciences (2 credits, course coordinator)


Clinical/Research Interests:

Translational research of lumbar disc disease (bench to participation) 
Translational research of lower extremity osteomyoplastic amputation 
Translational research of lower extremity dysfunction and Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Human Performance Measurement, Motion Analysis


Funding:

  • 2020-2021 - Center for Orthotic and Prosthetic Learning and Outcomes/ Evidence-Based Practice Grant. Non-invasive method for quantifying progress of healing after transtibial amputation: a pilot study. (Total funding $29,895, one year)
    Role: Co-Investigator (0.01 FTE)
    PI: Day    

  • 2020-2021 - College of Allied Health Seed Grant. Development of a 3-Dimension Biomechanical Model for the Temporo-mandibular joint. (Total funding: $5,000, one year) 
    Role: Principal Investigator (0.15 FTE)

  • 2020-2021 - Presbyterian/Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Equipment Grant Expanding Investigation Capabilities at the Center for Human Performance Measurement (Total funding: $54,553.11, one year) 
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    PIs: Dionne, Kolobe

  • 2020-2021 -  Children’s Hospital Foundation Resident Research Award. Health Care Provider Performance of Neonatal Resuscitation During Simulated Chest Compressions. (Total Funding: $5,000, one year)
    Role: Co-Investigator (0.05 FTE
    PI: Shah

  • 2020-2021 - Children’s Hospital Foundation Resident Research Award. Effect of bed height during neonatal resuscitation on the biomechanics of healthcare professionals using three-dimension motion capture technology. (Total Funding: $5,000) 
    Role: Co-Investigator (0.05 FTE)
    PI: Shah

  • 2019-2021 - Harold Hamm Foundation Exploratory Grant. Effects of a Wearable Focal Vibration Device on Gait and Mobility in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. (Total funding: $99,000, two years)
    Role: co-Investigator (0.25 FTE)   
    PI: Wang

  • 2018-2019 - OUHSC VPR CAH Internal funding. Examination of the Young Ballet Dancer's Ability to Assume En Pointe Position and First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Mobility. (Total funding:$5,410, one year)
    Role: Co-Investigator (0.02 FTE)
    PI: Kolobe/Twum-Ampofo         

  • 2018-2019 -  OUHSC VPR CAH nternal funding. The Effects of First Metatarso- Phalangeal Joint Mobility on the Young Ballet Dancer’s Ability to Assume the En Pointe Position.(Total funding: $ 2,692 one year)
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator (0.02 FTE)            

  • 2018-2019 - College of Medicine-Pediatrics (internal funding). Health care provider performance of neonatal resuscitation during simulated chest compressions.(Total funding: $5,000 one year)
    Role: Co-Investigator (0.02FTE)
    PI: Shah

  • 2018-2019 - College of Allied Health Seed Grant. Balance and gait performance with diabetes.(Total funding: $5,000, one year)
    Role: Co-Investigator (0.01FTE)
    PI: Wang

  • 2018-2019 - OUHSC VPR CAH Internal funding. The Effects of First Metatarso-Phalangeal Joint Mobility on the Young Ballet Dancer’s Ability to Assume the En Pointe Position. (Total funding: $ 2,692 one year)
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator.

  • 2018-2019 - College of Medicine-Pediatrics (internal funding). Health care provider performance of neonatal resuscitation during simulated chest compressions.(Total funding: $5,000 one year)
    Role: Co-Investigator | PI: Shah         

  • 2018-2019 - College of Allied Health Seed Grant. Balance and gait performance with diabetes. (Total funding: $5,000, one year)
    Role: Co-Investigator |PI: Wang

  • 2017-2018 - Presbyterian Health Foundation Equipment Grant. Creation of a Premier Core Facility: Enhancing the Center for Human Performance Measurement. (Total funding $50,080, one year)
    Role: Principal Investigator.

  • 2017 - Mentorship for the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Summer Research Program (INBRE) Undergraduate research in study. Gait Analysis of a Healthy Man with Transtibial Limb Loss and a Matched Control to Characterize and Compare Gait Performance. (Total funding: $1,035, one summer)
    Role: Co-Investigator | PI: Akins

  • 2016-2018 - Presbyterian Health Foundation Symposium Grant. Physical Stresses: Keeping Us “Alive and Well”. (Total funding $15,554, 50% matching; one year with 1 year no-cost extension)
    Role: Principal Investigator

  • 2016-2017 - College of Allied Health Seed Grant Award. Motion Analysis of Work Performance in Men with Transtibial Amputation. (Total funding: $4,979).
    Role: Principal Investigator

  • 2015-2018 - Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) Health Research Program. Work-Related Performance in Men with Transfemoral Amputation. (Total funding $133,935, three years).
    Role: Principal Investigator

  • 2015 - Mentorship for the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Summer Research Program (INBRE) Undergraduate research in study, Work Performance in Men with Transtibial Amputation at Risk for Injury.(Total funding: $2,200)
    Role: Co-Investigator | PI: Akins


Select Publications:

  • Stauter, D.W., W., Prehn, J., Peters, M., Jeffries, L.M., Sylvester, L., Wang, H., Dionne C.P.(2019).  Assistive technology for literacy in children with physical disabilities: A systematic review. Journal of Special Education Technology. 34(4) 284-292.
  • Veirs KP, Baldwin JD Veirs KP, Baldwin JD, Rippetoe J, Fagg AH, Haleem A, Jeffries L., Randall K, Sisson S, Dionne CP, (2020). Multi-Segment Assessment of Ankle and Foot Kinematics during Relev√© Barefoot and En Pointe. Journal of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 32; 3; 167-175.
  • MacDonald, K., Day, J.D., Dionne, C.P. (2019). Eccentric Exercises at the Knee with Hip Muscle Strengthening to Treat Patellar Tendinopathy in Active Duty Military Personnel: Randomized Pilot. Journal of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 31;1: 8-16.
  • Mitchell, C.M., Crawford, D., New, J.A., Dionne, C.P., Sisson, S.B. (2018). Activity assessment in adults with amputation. Orthopaedic Practice,30;3:160-168.  
  • Crawford D.A., Terry, R.A., Ciro, C., Hamilton, T.B., Sisson, S., Dionne, C.P. (2018). Examining the health action process approach for predicting physical activity behavior in adults with back pain. Health Behavior Research, 2; 6: 1342-1353.
  • Woods S.G., Knehans, A., Arnold, S., Dionne, C., Hoffman, L., Turner, P., Baldwin, J. (2018). The associations between diet and physical activity with body composition and walking a timed distance in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Food and Nutrition Research, 62:1343-1353.
  • Dionne, C.P., South, A., Crawford, D.A. (2017). Perceived and Tested Work Capacity in Men with Traumatic Transtibial Amputation. Journal of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice 29, 2;17:98-100.
  • Dionne, C.P., Crawford D. A., Day, J.D., Ertl, W.J.J., (2017). Changes in residual limb anthropometrics and lift, carry and timed walking performance in men with transtibial amputation. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 29; 2:50–53.
  • Crawford, D.A., Hamilton, T.H., Day, J.D., Dionne, C.P. (2016). Barriers and Facilitators to Participation in Physical Activity and Exercise: A Qualitative Perspective from the Trans-tibial Amputee Population. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics 20:165-172. 
  • Dionne, C.P., Smith, B.J., Ashikayan, O., Martin, M., Li, S., and Fung, T. (2015). Pilot study: Characteristics of lumbar disc disease in patients who centralize symptoms. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation International 2; 2:1031.
  • Dionne, C.P., LaRosa Aranda, M., Crawford, D.A., Ertl, W.J.J. (2015). Work-related performance in men with traditional or osteomyoplastic transtibial amputation. Journal of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice, 27; 3:154-58.
  • Dionne C.P., Ertl, W.J.J., Day, J.D., Smith, B.J., Commuri, S., Regens, J.L., Mai, A. (2014). A cross-sectional study of residuum measures during gait and work-related activities in men with transtibial amputation due to a traumatic event. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics,26; 3:128-133.
  • Mai, A., Commuri, S., Dionne, C.P., Day, J., Ertl, W.J.J., Regens, J.L. (2013). Residual muscle contraction and residuum socket interface force in men with transtibial osteomyoplastic amputation. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 25; 3:151-158. doi:10.1097/JPO0b01e 31829a965c.
  • Mai A., Commuri S., Day, D., Dionne C.P., Ertl, W.J.J., Regens, J.L. (2012). Effect of prosthetic foot on residuum socket interface pressure and gait characteristics in an otherwise healthy male with transtibial osteomyoplastic amputation. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 24; 4:211-220.
  • Schenk, R., Dionne, C.P., Simon, C., & Johnson, R. (2012). Effectiveness of mechanical diagnosis and therapy in patients who meet a clinical prediction rule for spinal manipulation. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy,20; 1:43-49. DOI:10.1179/2042618611Y.0000000017.