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									                                                        BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 NAME                                                                     POSITION TITLE
 Katrina S. Maluf, PT, PhD
 eRA COMMONS USER NAME                                                    Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
 MALUFKS
 EDUCATION/TRAINING (Begin with baccalaureate or other initial professional education, such as nursing, and include postdoctoral training.)
                                                                                            YEAR
                 INSTITUTION AND LOCATION                                 DEGREE          CONFERRED                FIELD OF STUDY
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ                                       B.S.                 1996            Microbiology/Chemistry
Washington University, St. Louis, MO                                    M.S.                 1999            Physical Therapy
Washington University, St. Louis, MO                                    Ph.D.                2002            Movement Science
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO                                     Post Doc             2005            Neurophysiology

Positions and Honors
1991 – 1996    Regent’s Academic Scholarship, University of Arizona
1994           United States Achievement Academy’s All-American Scholar
1994           National Youth Service Award
1995           Golden Key-Peat Marwick Scholarship, Outstanding Senior
1995           Arthur and Mary Faul Scholarship
1995           Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dept Neurobiology, Barrow Neurological Institute
1997 –         American Physical Therapy Association member
1999 –         Licensed Physical Therapist
1998 – 2002    Graduate Research Assistant, Program in Phys Ther, Washington University in St. Louis
2000 – 2002    Staff Physical Therapist (prn), Aquatic Fitness, Inc., St. Louis, MO
2002           Novel Research Award
2003 –         Society for Neuroscience member
2003 – 2005    Post Doctoral Research Associate, Dept Integrative Physiol, University of Colorado Boulder
2004 – 2005    Assistant Clinical Professor, Phys Ther Program, University of Colorado Health Sci Center
2005 – 2006    Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Phys Ther & Rehab Science, University of Iowa
2007 –         Assistant Professor, Phys Ther Program, University of Colorado Denver
2008 –         International Association for the Study of Pain member
2009 –         Society for Clinical and Translational Science member

Peer-reviewed Publications
Turkin VV, Monroe KS, Hamm TM. Organization of recurrent inhibition and facilitation in motor nuclei
    innervating ankle muscles of the cat. Journal of Neurophysiology 79: 778-790, 1998.
Maluf KS, Sahrmann SA, VanDillen LR. Use of a classification system to guide nonsurgical management of a
     patient with chronic low back pain. Physical Therapy 80: 1097-1111, 2000.
Maluf KS, Morley RE, Richter EJ, Klaesner JW, Mueller MJ. Monitoring in-shoe plantar pressures,
     temperature, and humidity: reliability and validity of measures from a portable device. Archives of
     Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 82: 1119-1127, 2001.
Morley RE, Richter EJ, Klaesner JW, Maluf KS, Mueller MJ. In-shoe multi-sensory data acquisition system.
     IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering 48: 815-820, 2001.
Mueller MJ and Maluf KS. Tissue adaptation to physical stress: A proposed “Physical Stress Theory” to guide
     physical therapist practice, education, and research. Physical Therapy 82: 383-403, 2002.
Kwon OY, Minor SD, Maluf KS, Mueller MJ. Comparison of muscle activity during walking in subjects with and
     without diabetic neuropathy. Gait & Posture 18: 105-113, 2003.
Maluf KS and Mueller MJ. 2002 Novel Award. Comparison of physical activity and cumulative plantar tissue
     stress among subjects with and without diabetes mellitus and a history of recurrent plantar ulcers.
     Clinical Biomechanics 18: 567-575, 2003.
Maluf KS, Mueller MJ, Strube MJ, Engsberg JR, Johnson JE. Tendon Achilles lengthening for the treatment of
     neuropathic ulcers causes a temporary reduction in forefoot pressure associated with changes in plantar
     flexor power rather than ankle motion during gait. Journal of Biomechanics 37: 897-906, 2004.
Maluf KS, Morley RE, Richter EJ, Klaesner JW, Mueller MJ. Foot pressures during level walking are strongly
    associated with pressures during other ambulatory activities in patients with diabetic neuropathy. Archives
    of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 85: 253–260, 2004.
Lott DJ, Maluf KS, Sinacore DR, Mueller MJ. Changes in activity and plantar ulcer recurrence in a patient with
         diabetes mellitus. Physical Therapy 85:579-588, 2005.
Keenan KG, Farina D, Maluf KS, Merletti R, Enoka RM. The influence of amplitude cancellation on the
         simulated surface electromyogram. Journal of Applied Physiology 98:120-131, 2005.
Maluf KS, Shinohara M, Stephenson JL, Enoka RM. Muscle activation and time to task failure differ with load
      type and contraction intensity for a human hand muscle. Experimental Brain Research 26:1-13, 2005.
Maluf KS and Enoka RM. Task failure during fatiguing contractions performed by humans. Journal of Applied
      Physiology 99:389-396, 2005.
Tracy BL, Maluf KS, Stephenson JL, Hunter SK, Enoka RM. Variability of motor unit discharge and force
      fluctuations across a range of muscle forces in older adults. Muscle & Nerve 32:533-540, 2005.
Mottram CJ, Maluf KS, Hunter SK, Stephenson JL, Enoka RM. Prolonged vibration of the biceps brachii
      tendon reduces time to failure when maintaining arm position with a submaximal load. Journal of
      Neurophysiology 95:1185-1193, 2006.
Maluf KS, Barry BK, Riley ZA, Enoka RM. Reflex responsiveness of a human hand muscle when controlling
      isometric force and joint position. Clinical Neurophysiology 118(9):2063-2071, 2007.
VanDillen LR, Maluf KS, Sahrmann SA. Further examination of modifying patient-preferred movement and
      alignment strategies in patients with low back pain during symptomatic tests. Manual Therapy 14:52-60,
      2009.
Stephenson JL and Maluf KS. Discharge behaviors of trapezius motor units during exposure to low and high
      levels of acute psychosocial stress. Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, 27(1):52-61, 2010.
Stephenson JL, Christou EA, Maluf KS. Oscillatory discharge of trapezius motor units during voluntary
      contractions and instructed muscle rest. Journal of Neurophysiology [In Review].

Conference Abstracts (selected from 34)
Keenan KG, Farina D, Maluf KS, Merletti R, Enoka RM: Age-associated changes in motor unit properties
   reduce signal cancellation in the simulated electromyogram. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts # 914.11,
   2003.
Stephenson JL, Maluf KS, Tracy BL, Hunter SK, Enoka RM: Fluctuations in isometric force are associated with
    motor unit discharge rate variability in older adults. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 36:
    S000, 2004.
Enoka RM, Hunter SK, Maluf KS, Rudroff T. Task requirements and the mechanisms that limit task failure
     during submaximal fatiguing contractions. Proceedings of the Xth International Symposium on Motor
     Control. Sofia, Bulgaria, 2004.
Maluf KS, Shinohara M, Stephenson JL, Enoka RM. Position-control is associated with enhanced muscle
     activation and a briefer time to task failure compared with force-control during low intensity contractions
     of an intrinsic hand muscle. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts #188.5, 2004.
Maluf KS, Riley ZA, Anderson MK, Barry BK, Aidoor SS, Enoka RM. Effects of load type on electrically and
     mechanically evoked reflexes in a human hand muscle. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts #515.16,
     2005.
Mottram CJ, Maluf KS, Anderson MK, Stephenson JL, Enoka RM. Vibration of the biceps brachii tendon
      reduces time to failure when maintaining limb position during a fatiguing contraction. Journal of
      Neurologic Physical Therapy 29(4), 2005.
Maluf KS, Riley ZA, Anderson MK, Barry BK, Aidoor SS, Enoka RM. Heteronymous reflexes in the primary
      agonist are enhanced when supporting an inertial load. Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy 29(4),
      2005.
Kauk ND, Lyles EM, Noe EE, Porter A, Ralston HM, Thippareddy G, Maluf KS. Effects of psychosocial stress
      on cervicoscapular muscle activity in healthy females. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, 2007.
Hammerich AS and Maluf KS. Effects of biofeedback on stress-evoked activation of the upper trapezius
      muscle in subjects with chronic neck pain. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, 2008.
Stephenson JL and Maluf KS. Discharge rate modulation in human trapezius motoneurons. Mechanisms of
      Plasticity and Disease in Motoneurons Meeting, 2008.
Stephenson JL and Maluf KS. Effects of psychosocial stress on intrinsic activation of human trapezius
      motoneurons. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, #75.5, 2008.
Johnson CL, Balter JE, Bruflat A, Maluf KS. Stress evoked activation of the trapezius muscle differs for
      women with and without chronic neck pain. Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, 2009.
Stephenson JL and Maluf KS. Effects of acute psychosocial stress on corticospinal excitation and inhibition.
        Section on Research Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association, 2009.
Stephenson JL, Christou EA, Maluf KS. Spontaneous discharge of trapezius motor units during periods of
        instructed rest exhibits modulation at respiratory frequencies. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts
        #179.2, 2009.
Bruflat AK, Balter JE, McGuire D, Maluf KS. Outcomes of stress management as an adjunct to standard
        physical therapy intervention for chronic work-related neck pain in four female office workers.
        Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, 2010.
Balter JE, Wiseman CE, Maluf KS. Changes in regional pain sensitivity across the menstrual cycle in women
        with chronic neck pain. 13th World Congress on Pain, 2010.
Shahidi B, Stephenson JL, Balter JE, Griffin L, Maluf KS. Sex differences in the association between basal
        HPA activity and responses to acute psychosocial stress in individuals with chronic neck pain. 13th
        World Congress on Pain, 2010.
Stephenson JL, Marker RJ, Maluf KS. Effects of acute exposure to a psychosocial stressor on corticospinal
        excitation and inhibition in individuals with chronic neck pain. 13th World Congress on Pain, 2010.
Umeda M, Nagel CA, Balter JE, Nofsinger ML, Corbin LW, Maluf KS. The effects of isometric handgrip
        exercise on pain perception and nociceptive reflexes in women with and without fibromyalgia. 13th
        World Congress on Pain, 2010.


Research Support
Ongoing
NIH/NINDS Clinical Loan Repayment Program 7/1/2004 to 6/30/2010
Maluf (PI)
Task Dependent Mechanisms of Neuromuscular Activation
Repayment of student loans to support clinical investigations of neuromuscular activation.

NIH/NIAMS R21 AR054181                5/24/2007 to 4/30/2010
Maluf (PI)
Effects of Psychosocial Stress on Intrinsic Activation of Human Motor Neurons
To quantify persistent inward current-mediated changes in tonic excitability of spinal motor neurons in
response to acute psychosocial stress.
NIH/NCRR K12 CCTSI Training Grant TL1RR025778 10/1/2008 to 9/30/2011
Sokol (PI), Maluf (CCTSI Fellow)
Mechanisms and Treatment of Stress-Evoked Muscle Activity
An institutional training grant to support translational studies on neuroendocrine regulation and treatment of
stress-evoked muscle activity in patients with chronic neck pain. Grant awarded to trainee based on a
competitive application process through the Colorado Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CCTSI).

International Association for the Study of Pain John J. Bonica Fellowship 4/1/2009 to 3/31/2010
Umeda (PI), Maluf (Post Doctoral Mentor)
Exercise Induced Hypoalgesia in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain
To investigate the effects of exercise on central pain regulation in patients with chronic neck pain.

Center for Women’s Health Research Junior Faculty Research Development Award 10/1/2009 to 9/30/2010
Maluf (PI)
Effects of Sex and Age on Stress-Evoked Motor Activity in Patients with Chronic Neck Pain
To compare neuromuscular and cardiovascular responses to acute psychosocial stress between pre- and
post-menopausal women and age-matched men with chronic neck pain.

NIH/NIAMS R01 AR056704                7/1/2010 to 6/30/2014 (Just in Time status)
Maluf (PI)
Stress-Evoked Muscle Activity in Occupational Myalgia
To assess the validity of a new clinical protocol to screen for elevated trapezius muscle activity in response to
acute psychosocial stress that can be used to predict future development of neck pain in office workers.

Completed
NIH/NICHD T32 HD007434                  7/1/1993 to 4/30/2005
Sahrmann (PI), Maluf (Pre Doctoral Fellow)
Doctoral Training Program in Movement Science
An institutional training grant to fund pre-doctoral trainees in the Interdisciplinary Program in Movement
Science at Washington University.

Foundation for Physical Therapy       Promotion of Doctoral Studies (Levels I and II) 9/1/2000 to 8/31/2002
Maluf (PI), Mueller (Mentor)
Preventing the Recurrence of Foot Ulcers in Patients with Diabetes
To assess relations between physical activity, plantar tissue stress, and the risk of ulcer recurrence in subjects
with diabetes mellitus and peripheral neuropathy.

NIH/NIA          T32 AG000279           5/1/2001 to 4/30/2006 (Individual grant awarded 2003-2005)
Schwartz (PI), Maluf (Post Doctoral Fellow)
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center Aging Training Grant
An institutional training grant to fund pre- and post-doctoral trainees at two University of Colorado campuses.
Grant awarded to trainee based on a competitive application process through the Center on Aging.

Foundation for Physical Therapy      Magistro Clinical Research Grant     1/1/2007 to 12/31/2007
Maluf (PI)
Evaluation of a Novel Biofeedback Approach in Patients with Work-related Neck Pain
To compare the short-term efficacy of biofeedback, education, and placebo interventions on muscle activation
during stressful computer work in subjects with chronic work-related neck pain.

								
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