Professional Bio

Education
  • Ph.D., Anatomy and Neuroscience, University of Iowa, 1985
  • B.S., Zoology, Colorado State University, 1976
Professional Memberships
  • Society of Neuroscience
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Partner
  • APTA Neurology Section, Partner
  • Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS)
  • Rocky Mountain Neuroscience Group

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests

Treatments for chronic stroke rehabilitation of the upper extremity
Practice patterns of treadmill training for individuals with mild-moderate Parkinson's disease

Recent Publications

Elliott J, Cannata E, Christensen E, DeMaris J, Kummrow J, Manning E, Nielsen E, Romero T, Barnes CL, Noteboom J, Jull G. Cross sectional area of longus capitis muscle in patients with persistent whiplash associated disorders. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association; February 9-12, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Elliott J, Cannata E, DeMaris J, Christensen E, Kummrow J, Manning E, Nielsen E, Romero T, Barnes CL, Jull G. MRI analysis of the size and shape of the oropharynx in chronic whiplash. Presented at the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association; February 9-12, 2009; Las Vegas, NV.

Recent Presentations

Shaw K, Barnes C. (2011, June). Mental Health and Aging The ART in Successful Aging. APTA Annual Conference and Exposition, Baltimore, Maryland.

Awards & Recognition

  • Student Research, Sponsored Projects Academic Research Council (SPARC) Grant, Regis University, $500, 2011
  • Student Research, Sponsored Projects Academic Research Council (SPARC) Grant, Regis University, $500, 2009