Yi-Ting Tzen

Yi-Ting Tzen

Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy

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1919 W. Taylor St., 506H AHSB

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By appointment


Dr. Tzen’s academic and research training were rehabilitation technology, rehabilitation science and physical therapy. Dr. Tzen’s 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.

Selected Grants

National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, Perfusion biomarkders for ulcer risk assessment in SCI, PI

UIC College of Applied Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Pilot Grant, Effectiveness of single-legged ergometer exercise on diabetic foot ulcer healing, PI

Dabir Surface Inc., Evaluation of the effect of alternating pressure overlay on weight bearing tissue tolerance in people with SCI, PI

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PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
MS, Rehabilitation Technology, University of Pittsburgh, 2008
BS, Physical Therapy, National Taiwan University, 2005