Serge H. Roy, Sc.D., P.T.
NeuroMuscular Research Center
19 Deerfield Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02215
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Serge Henri Roy, Sc.D., P.T., is a Research Professor at Boston University NeuroMuscular Research Center (NMRC) and is responsible for supervising their Muscle Fatigue Laboratory. Additionally, he has an adjunct academic appointment as a Research Associate Professor at Sargent College of Allied Health Professions at Boston University, and holds a research Associate appointment at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Roy is Board Member for the Charles River Campus Institutional Review Board where he has served for more than 15 years.
Dr. Roy received his graduate training at Boston University (M.S., 1981; Sc.D., 1992, Applied Anatomy and Kinesiology), and his undergraduate training at New York University (B.S., 1975, Physical Therapy), Stevens Institute of Technology (’67-’68) and Columbia University School of Engineering (’68-’71). He has been a registered physical therapist since 1981 and has eight years of clinical experience specializing in patients with neurological disorders.
Dr. Roy is the recipient of the Elizabeth C. Adams Award as the outstanding Graduate of N.Y.U. and two group achievement awards from NASA for experiments involving Space Shuttle Life-Science I and II missions. He was recently elected as a Fellow to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and was appointed as the first Fellow of the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK). He is a past President of ISEK and hosted over 500 attendees for the ISEK XVth Congress in June 2002 in Boston.
Dr. Roy has published a popular handbook for rehabilitation professionals, The Rehabilitation Specialist’s Handbook, 12 book chapters and monographs, and more than 35 original reports and 80 abstracts in peer-reviewed publications. He has served as a PI or co-PI on awards totaling over $24.7 M, and has consulted on more than a dozen SBIR awards. Dr. Roy’s primary research interests are directed at a) developing and evaluating EMG systems for assessing muscle impairments for research, clinical, and ergonomic applications, b) developing wearable sensor systems for automated monitoring of movement disorders, and c) assessing the neuromuscular effects of aging, bed rest, and microgravity.