Solomon, John M.

Solomon, John M.
Country
India
Bio
Dr. John M. Solomon completed his B.PT degree from , Dr. M.G.R. Medical University in Chennai, India. He completed his Master’s degree specializing in neurological physiotherapy in 2003 and his PhD on ‘virtual reality training for incoordination’ from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) in 2010. He is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy at the MAHE, in Manipal, India. He is also the Coordinator of the Centre for Comprehensive Stroke Rehabilitation and Research. He has more than 15 years of teaching and clinical experience working towards rehabilitating patients with neurological and vestibular disorders. He was awarded the “Outstanding Professional Contribution in the Field of Neurophysiotherapy” for academic development by the Oxford College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, India, in 2008. He has been co-investigator on two international collaborative grants with McGill University on ‘Evidence based practice- Assessing neurological recovery’ and ‘Virtual reality stroke rehabilitation’. He is presently working on a tri-national research project with McGill University, Canada and Tel-Aviv University, Israel. He has published papers on measurements and physiotherapy interventions in stroke. His present research focuses on technology interventions and physical activity promotion for stroke rehabilitation.