Sue SistoSue Ann Sisto, PT, Ph.D., FACRM, will present "Secondary Health Conditions after Spinal Cord Injury and the Effects of Exercise Training to Improve Health" at the UAB School of Health Professions' Learning Resource Center (LRC) 215/219 on Friday, September 16, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. The LRC is located at 1714 9th Avenue South and is connected to the School of Health Professions Building (SHPB) located at 1705 University Blvd.

The event is free and open to the public but you are asked to please RSVP to sjward@uab.edu if you plan to attend.

Sisto, the past-President of ACRM, is a professor of Physical Therapy at Stony Brook University, School of Health Technology and Management. She has been a physical therapist for over 35 years with a specialization in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), health outcomes and movement dysfunction.

She is Research Director of the Rehabilitation Research and Movement Performance (RRAMP) Lab, and the Program Chair for the PhD Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences. Sisto's current research direction is recovery of locomotion in SCI and the impact on health outcomes as well as the use of TMS to promote neuroplasticity after SCI.

Sisto has served on multiple grant review pan-els; she is associate editor for the Journal of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and a member of the edito-rial board for the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. Dr. Sisto is an active member of the AP-TA Neurology Section. She published over 60 peer reviewed articles, several book chapters and a textbook on SCI Rehabilitation in 2009.