Assistant Professor Yi-Ting Tzen, PhD
Principle Investigator of the Integumentary Management Laboratory
Dr. Tzen’s academic and research training were Rehabilitation Technology, Rehabilitation Science and Physical Therapy. Her primary research interests are pressure ulcer prevention in people with disabilities, and mathematical modeling of skin blood flow response. Her clinical training includes physical therapy and assistive technology, and technology training includes bioinstrumentation and biological signal processing. Dr. Tzen had also been devoted to training graduate and undergraduate students on research from variety of programs, including Physical therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences and Bioengineering.
Dr. Tzen’s current research focuses on early detection of ulceration in acute spinal cord injury patients. She also focuses on diabetic wound healing with exercise and vibration interventions.