ICV Value = 89.08
Dr. Rui-Ping Xia received her bachelor's and master's degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Tianjin University (China) and her Ph.D. in Physiology from the University of Bristol (U.K.). Upon completing her doctoral study, Dr. Xia worked as a research scientist at the Institute of Neurology, University of London (U.K.). She also completed post-doctoral research fellowship in neurological rehabilitation at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Dr. Xia has been a core faculty in physical therapy programs since 2003. Her current and previous teaching activities in physical therapy curriculum include motor control and motor learning, neuroscience, critical inquiry and evidence-based practice, and expertise practice in physical therapy. In addition to teaching, She has mentored physical therapy students, research associates and post-doctoral fellows through their research projects. She has been an active member of the Society for Neuroscience since 1997.She currently serves as an editorial board member of the Open Journal of Molecular and Integrative Physiology. Her research interests focus on motor control, sensorimotor integration, neural rehabilitation, community-based participatory research, and Parkinson's disease. She is also interested in research on scholarship of teaching and learning. Her research has generated numerouspeer-reviewed articles published in prestigious journals such as Clinical Neurophysiology, Experimental Brain Research, Journal of Physiology (London), and Physical Therapy. Her publications are widely cited by investigators worldwide. She also served as the principal investigator of several funded projects-including a few sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. She is the recipient of several Research Awards and Fellowships. Dr. Xia has been an active member of the Society for Neuroscience since 1997. She currently serves as an editorial board member of the Open Journal of Molecular and Integrative Physiology.