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Kevin Foglyano

Kevin FoglyanoKevin Foglyano began working with the APT Center as a student in the spring of 2008.  He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering with a specialty in Biomechanics from Case Western Reserve University in 2009 and began working full time with the center.  He works on a variety of projects ranging from standing and walking with neuromuscular stimulation systems to developing exoskeletal bracing.  He specializes in algorithm development with electromyogram (EMG) and accelerometer based control, motion capture data analysis, programming electrical stimulation systems, and incorporating new equipment and devices into laboratory setups.

Lisa Lombardo

Lisa LombardoLisa Lombardo, MPT received her B.S. in Psychology from The Ohio State University in 1994 and Master of Physical Therapy from Slipper Rock University in 1997.  She was employed as a staff physical therapist and clinical education coordinator at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation from 1997-2002.  She then moved to Minneapolis and was a senior physical therapist at the Courage Center from 2002-2006.  Currently Lisa is a research clinical coordinator at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC.  Lisa specializes in the treatment of individuals with spinal cord injury, stroke and multiple sclerosis.  She is currently involved in several research projects involving the use of an implanted neuroprothesis and functional electrical stimulation to provide individuals with paralysis the ability to regain functions such as standing, stepping and seated stability.  Lisa is also a part time professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Cleveland State University.

Mark Nandor

Mark NandorMark J. Nandor received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2010 and a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2012 from Case Western Reserve University.  He currently serves as a Mechanical Design and Research Engineer for the APT Center, working with the integration of the center’s stimulation technology with external, wearable devices. Previously, Mr. Nandor served as a Research and Development Engineer for the Parker Hannifin Corporation.


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