Clare Bassile, PT, EdD

 

Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at CUMC
Program in Physical Therapy
ccb2120@cumc.columbia.edu

Education

EdD Movement Science (Motor Control and Learning), Teachers College, Columbia University
MA & EdM Movement Science (Motor Control and Learning), Teacher's College, Columbia University
BS Physical Therapy, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.

Professional Expertise

Adult neurorehabilitation with emphasis on individuals with stroke and demyelinating diseases. Involved in a multidisciplinary study as part of CU’s Clinical Translational Science Award grant to implement an acute stroke recovery program. Two anticipated outcomes of this study are diminishing barriers to rehabilitation and enhancing recovery in a multiethnic population. Consultant and Clinician at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

Honors and Awards

American Heart Association Clinical Research Demonstration Project Award
Humanism in Medicine Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation, Columbia University
Robert S. Salant Award for Excellence in Research, NY State Chapter APTA
American Physical Therapy Association Doctoral Dissertation Award, Foundation of Physical Therapy

Research Interests

Emphasis on recovery of function following neurological injury, especially stroke and demyelinating diseases.

Teaching Responsibilities

Movement Science (with Dr. Ashwini Rao)
PT Management of the Adult with Neurological Conditions, I, II & III (with Drs. Martha Sliwinski and Ashwini Rao)
Advanced Topics in Adult Neurorehabilitation Capstone Project advisement in the adult neurorehabilitation aspect of physical therapy

Scholarly Productivity

Recent Publications

Bassile CC. (in press) Central & Peripheral Demyelinating Diseases. In McCollough K (Ed): Topics in Physical Therapy: Neurology, APTA, Alexandria, VA.

Bassile CC, Hayes S (2010) Gait Awareness. In Gillen G (Ed): Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function Based Approach 3rd Ed., Elsevier Sciences UK.

Bassile CC, Lennon S (2008) Guiding principles for neurological physiotherapy. In Lennon S, Stokes M (Eds) Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy. Elsevier Sciences, Oxford UK.

Bassile CC, Curtis CL, Hardesty D (2005) Physical activity performance and quality of life in individuals with early stage Parkinson's Disease and their partners. Movement Disorders. 20(S10):130.

Bassile CC, PC Montgomery, BH Connolly (2004). Clinical applications for motor control. Physical Therapy. 84(3):290-291.

Bassile CC, Dean C, Boden-Albala B, Sacco R. (2003). Obstacle training program for individuals post stroke: Feasibility study. Clinical Rehabilitation. 17(2):130-136.

Sandow E, Bronner S, Spriggs J, Bassile CC, Rao AK, Brownstein B. (2003). A kinematic comparison of a dance movement in expert dancers and novices. J Orthopedic Sports Physical Therapy. 33(2): A-25.

Bassile CC. (2002). Meeting the Challenge of Progressive Multiple Sclerosis, PK Coyle & J Halper, Physical Therapy. 82(4):415-416.

Bear-Lehman J, Bassile CC, Gillen G. (2002) How patients on a rehabilitation unit spend their day: A look at behavioral mapping. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. 20(1):17-27.

Curtis, CL, Post HC, Koehler DL, Murray LA, Thomas SL, Bassile CC, Chiarello CM. (2002). Assessment of physical activity performance in individuals with Parkinson Disease: Identifying a survey tool. Physical Therapy. 26(4):207-208.

Sandow E, Bronner S, Spriggs J, Bassile CC, Rao AK, Brownstein B. (2002). Coordination of a skilled dance movement, the passe, in professional female dancers and non-dancers. International Association for Dance Medicine & Science.

Curtis CL, Bassile CC, Cote LJ, Gentile AM. (2001). Exercise program for individuals with Parkinson Disease: Effects of functional ability and quality of life. Neurology Report.25(1):2-11.

Bassile CC, Dean C, Boden-Albala B, Sacco R. (2000). Obstacle training program for individuals post stroke: Feasibility Study. Neurology Report, 24(5):201.

Book Chapters

Lennon S, Bassile CC (in press) Key principles of neurological physiotherapy. In Lennon S, Stokes M (EDS) Pocketbook of Neurological Physiotherapy. Elsevier Sciences, Oxford UK.

Bassile CC. (2002). Central & Peripheral Demyelinating Diseases. In L. Riolo (Ed): Topics in Physical Therapy: Neurology, APTA, Alexandria, VA, pp.8-1 to 8-30.

Bassile CC, (2001). Task & Movement Analysis Section: CVA Lab- Bed Mobility and Transfers, In Gill-Body, K & Schenkman M (Eds) Compendium for Teaching Entry-Level Neurologic Content, Neurology Section APTA, Virginia pp.69-71.

Bassile CC, (2001). Patient Management Section: CVA Lab- UE and Sitting Activities. In Gill-Body, K & Schenkman M (Eds) Compendium for Teaching Entry-Level Neurologic Content, Neurology Section APTA, Virginia pp.99-101.

Bassile CC, (2001). Patient Management Section: Parkinson's Disease Lab. In Gill-Body, K & Schenkman M (Eds) Compendium for Teaching Entry-Level Neurologic Content, Neurology Section APTA, Virginia pp.106-108.

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