Matthew Foreman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy
(910) 482-5426
McLean 220C
Dr. Matthew Foreman, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy

Degrees:

B.S.M.E., Ph.D., Washington University

Bio:

Dr. Foreman’s research focuses on the application of engineering principles and modern technology towards assessment and intervention for persons with neuromotor conditions. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis and subsequently earned a Ph.D. in Rehabilitation and Participation Science from the Washington University School of Medicine. During his graduate work, he gained experience working with video motion capture, force transducers, electromyography, and dynamometers for measuring the kinematics and kinetics of human motion. His dissertation involved the development and testing of a custom software system combining the Microsoft Kinect, online video games, and virtual feedback mechanisms to provide intense and motivating upper extremity therapy for persons with chronic stroke. His current research continues this line of work toward developing and establishing evidence for more affordable, accessible, and customizable rehabilitation solutions for those with motor impairments that affect their participation in daily life.

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