Wayne State University
Sujay Galen P.T, Ph.D., F.H.E.A.

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Henry Ford

Sujay Galen P.T, Ph.D., F.H.E.A.

Interim Director, Physical Therapy

Contact

248-252-6311
sujay.galen@wayne.edu

Office location

EACPHS, Room 2314

Appointments

Associate Professor (Clinical), Physical Therapy, Department of Health Care Sciences

Degrees and Certifications

Degrees

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK, 2011
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Bioengineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 2006
  • MSc Bioengineering (Distinction), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 2001
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 1998

Licensure

  • Licensed PT in the State of Michigan (Reg No. 5501016565)
  • State Registered Physiotherapist UK (Reg No. PH 70993)

Positions and Employment

  • Assistant Profesor (Clinical), Physical Therapy Wayne State University, 2012-2016
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 2006-2012
  • Lecturer in Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, 2004-2006
  • Physical Therapist, Rehabilitation centre and school for children with Cerebral Palsy, Vellore, India, 1998-2000

 

Awards and Honors

  • SAGE Best Paper Prize in 2014 awarded by the Editorial Board of Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 2015
  • Training in Granstmanship for Rehabilitation Research (TIGRR) Award, 2015
  • People’s Choice Award for Best Research Presentation, International Spinal Cord Injury
    Network Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 2014
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation, Michigan Physical Therapy Association, Fall Meeting 2014
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation, Michigan Physical Therapy Association, Fall Meeting 2013
  • Outstanding Poster Presentation, Michigan Physical Therapy Association, Fall Meeting 2012
  • Best Post-Doctoral Research Award, University of Strathclyde, 2010
  • Dr. Mary Varghese memorial gold medal award for the best outgoing student, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, 1994-1997

 

Professional Memberships

American Physical Therapy Association, USA

American Spinal Injury Association, USA

Chartered Societ of Physiotherapy, UK

Society for Neuroscience, USA

 

Primary Research Interest

Human movement analysis using 3D motion capture systems.

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES).

Non-invasive brain stimulation techniques including Transcranial Magnectic Stimulation.

Development of outcome measures and assessment tools for clinical application, including smart sensors and wireless devices.

Recent Publications

Research Connect link

https://researchconnect.wayne.edu/en/persons/sujay-galen

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