Formação

“A educação é o maior e mais difícil problema imposto ao homem.”
Immanuel Kant

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Desde antes de ingressar na graduação em Fisioterapia, em 2003, sempre tive um perfil multitarefa e um interesse por diversos ramos do conhecimento.

Meus cursos, estágios, estudos e experiência profissional são o resultado do que venho construindo ao longo da minha vida.

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Curriculum Vitae

Diplomas

  • PhD Student, Rehabilitation Sciences – on hold.

McGill – SPOT (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy) Montreal (QC) Canada

Thesis subject: “POINTING MOVEMENTS IN DIFFERENT FRAMES OF REFERENCE IN HEALTHY AND POST-STROKE SUBJECTS”

Supervisor: Dr. Mindy Levin, PT, PhD

 

  • Master’s in Rehabilitation Sciences (MSc – Aug. 2015)

McGill – SPOT (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy) Montreal (QC) Canada

Thesis subject: “FINGER-TO-NOSE TEST (FNT) FOR THE EVALUATION OF UPPER-LIMB (UL)

COORDINATION POST-STROKE”

Supervisor: Dr. Mindy Levin, PT, PhD

 

  • OPPQ EQUIVALENCE PROGRAM – Physiotherapy (Winter 2015)

McGill – SPOT (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy), Montreal (QC) Canada

 

  • Master’s in Biotechnology (MSc) (Interrupted due to immigration to Canada)

UFSCar (University Federal of São Carlos) SP, Brazil Mar 2010

Thesis subject: “ROLE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD, BIOMOLECULES AND ITS PIEZOELECTRIC PROPERTIES”.

 

  • Specialization in Geriatric Physiotherapy (Interrupted due to immigration to Canada)

UFSCar (University Federal of São Carlos), SP, Brazil – Feb 2011 – Jul 2011.

 

  • Specialization in Neurological Physiotherapy

UniFMU (Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas), SP, Brazil – Mar 2004 – Dec 2004.

Thesis subject: “DISCUSSION ABOUT BERG´S SCALE APPLICABILITY IN PATIENTS WITH TSP/HAM (Tropical Spastic Paraparesis/HTLV Associated Myelopathy) DUE TO HTLV TYPE I AND II”.

Advisor: Prof. Augusto César Penalva de Oliveira, PhD

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy (BSc)

UNIBAN (University Bandeirantes), SP, Brazil – Feb 2000 – Dec 2003.

Thesis subject: “DISCUSSION ABOUT THE USE OF DEEP THERMOTHERAPY THROUGH SHORTWAVE THERAPY IN OSTEOARTHRITIS”.

Publicações

Articles    

 

  • Tomita Y, Rodrigues MRM, Levin MF. Upper limb coordination in individuals with stroke: poorly defined and poorly quantified. Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair. 2017 31(10-11)885-897. doi:10.1177/1545968317739998

 

  • Rodrigues MRM, Slimovitch M, Chilingaryan G, Levin MF. Does the Finger-to-Nose Test measure upper-limb coordination in chronic stroke? Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation. 2017 (14:6). doi: 10.1186/s12984-016-0213-y

 

  • Levin MF, Feldman AG, Mullick AA, Rodrigues M. A new standard in objective measurement of spasticity. J Med Devices 7(3):030909 (Jul 03, 2013) (2 pages) doi:1115/1.4024488

 

Oral presentations

 

–        Rodrigues MRM, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Role of vision and haptic feedback on reaching accuracy in subjects with chronic stroke. 18th McGill Research Colloquium in Rehabilitation. Montreal, QC, Canada on May 6, 2016.

 

  • Rodrigues M, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Temporal and spatial upper-limb interjoint coordination in chronic stroke subjects versus healthy individuals when reaching. ASNR. Chicago, IL, USA on October 2015. –
  • Rodrigues M, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Measurement of upper-limb coordination in chronic stroke subjects. PMC (Progress in Motor Control) X. Budapest, Hungary on July 2015.

 

  • Rodrigues M, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Finger to Nose test for measuring upper limb coordination in stroke subjects. CRIR student colloquium. Montreal, QC, Canada on March 2015.

 

  • Rodrigues M, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Finger To Nose Test (FTN Test) For The Evaluation Of Upper Limb Coordination In Stroke Subjects. Abstract accepted for the 16th McGill Research Colloquium in Rehabilitation. Montreal, QC, Canada on May 2, 2014.

 

Poster presentations

 

–      Rodrigues MRM, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Role of vision and haptic feedback on reaching accuracy in subjects with chronic stroke. WCNR-0410. 9th World Congress for Neurorehabilitation (WCNR 2016) Philadelphia, PA, May 10-13, 2016

 

–      Rodrigues M, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Temporal and spatial upper-limb interjoint coordination in chronic stroke subjects versus healthy individuals when reaching. Society for Neuroscience. Chicago, IL, USA on October 2015.

 

  • Rodrigues M, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. The finger-to-nose test as a measure of coordination in stroke. Canadian Stroke Congress. Toronto, ON, Canada on Sep 2015.

 

  • Rodrigues M, Slimovitch M, Blanchette A, Levin MF. Temporal and spatial upper-limb interjoint coordination in chronic stroke subjects versus healthy individuals when reaching. SfN (Society for Neuroscience). Chiccago, IL, USA on Oct 2015.

 

 

 

  • Levin MF, Feldman AG, Mullick AA, Rodrigues M. A new standard in objective measurement of spasticity. Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, MN. April 8-11, 2013.

 

  • Levin MF, Robert M, Rodrigues M. Motor Control Based Therapy. CPA Congress (Canadian Physiotherapy Association) Montreal, QC, Canada on May 23-26, 2013.

 

 

  • Rodrigues M, Neves DC, Moreira-Araujo FM. Bone piezoelectricity and the repercussion of its electromagnetic field on growth hormon production by pituitary gland. 1st workshop BEM (Bone as an Engineering Material) USP (University of Sao paulo) São Carlos, SP, Brazil on May 12-13, 2011.

 

 

Idiomas

Português (nativo), Inglês, Francês e Espanhol

Prêmios e Bolsas

Prêmios

  • Richard and Edith Strauss Doctoral Fellowship – SPOT McGill University – 2017
  • Richard and Edith Strauss Doctoral Fellowship – SPOT McGill University – 2016
  • Travel Grant – SPOT McGill University – Montreal, April 2015
  • Margherita Rapagna Memorial Prize award – SPOT McGill University – Montreal, May 2014 – Best Oral Communication – 16th McGill Rehabilitation Colloquium – Montreal, April 2014.
  • Excellent average for Master’s degree in Biotechnology (Brazil) – Straight A’s (35 credits)
  • Excellent grades – Specialization in Geriatrics (UFSCar, SP, Brazil)
  • Best Student in two disciplines at undergrad (then T.A. for 2nd and 3rd years’ students)

Bolsas

  • CAPES (Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior – http://www.capes.gov.br/) Brazilian Federal Agency funded by Education Ministry – 14,400.00 BRL/year (Interrupted because of immigration to Canada)
  • UFSCar – Department of Physiotherapy (Geriatric and Aging Research) – 6,000.00 BRL/15 months (Interrupted because of immigration to Canada)

Outras contribuições

  1. Mentor for Internationally Trained Physiotherapists through OPPQ – Since 2017.

 

  1. Student Supervisor through School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University – Since 2017

 

  1. Organizing Committee Member
  • SPIN (Stroke Program in Neurorecovery) – Vancouver, 2016
  • 18th McGill Research Colloquium in Rehabilitation. Montreal, QC, Canada on May 6, 2016.
  • SPIN (Stroke Program in Neurorecovery) – Toronto, 2015
  • PMC (Progress in Motor Control) – Montreal, 2013
  • JOFIBAN (Journée de la Physio à UNIBAN) – São Paulo, 2003

Activities and oral presentations approaching Human Health Attention open to community and students

 

  1. Invited Speaking Presentations
  • Professional development event hosted by CREFITO3 – Mogi das Cruzes, SP – BRAZIL

Group coordinator: Dr. Adriano Conrado, Vice-President CREFITO3 (Brazil)

Speaker: RODRIGUES, MRM

“International experience in Physical Therapy: A Brazilian PT in Canada”, 2017

 

  • Workshop to the Municipal Group of Aging – Ribeirão Preto, SP – BRAZIL

Group coordinator: Dr. Maria Nazaré Grisolia Vieira

Speaker: RODRIGUES, MRM

“Theoretical Lecture and Practical Training: Elderly Gait and its accessories”, 2010

 

  • Workshop to UCS Vila Abranches – Elderly Physical Rehab. Group – Ribeirão Preto, SP – BRAZIL Speaker: RODRIGUES, MRM

“Elderly and Happiness: quality of life and aging”, 2010

 

  • Workshop to the Municipal Group of Aging Ribeirão Preto, SP – BRAZIL

Group coordinator: Dra Maria Nazaré Grisolia Vieira

Speaker: RODRIGUES, MRM

“The challenges to achieve quality of life for elderly people”, 2010

 

  1. Conference / Workshop:
  • SPIN (Stroke Program in Neurorecovery) – Ottawa (ON) Canada, 2014
  • SPIN (Stroke Program in Neurorecovery) – Montreal (QC) Canada, 2013
  • V Seminar about the Routes of Biotechnology, 2011.
  • International Congress of HTLV (Human T-cell Lymphoma / leukemia Virus), 2005.

 

  1. Varia

 

  • Abstract Reviewer – Montreal (QC) Canada, 2018

Canadian Physiotherapy Congress 2018

  • Abstract Reviewer – Montreal (QC) Canada, 2016

18th McGill Research Colloquium in Rehabilitation

  • Facilitator at McGill University – Montreal (QC) Canada, 2017

Office of InterProfessional Education (IPEA) – Two half-day sessions with first-year students (future PT’s, OT’s, nutritionists, nurses, MD’s and SLP’s)

Afiliações

  • GRSS (Graduate Rehabilitation Student Society) – Graduate student member since 2013
  • President of GRSS (Graduate Rehabilitation Student Society), McGill University – 2015/2016
  • OPPQ (Permis de Physiotherapeute de l’Ordre Professionel de la Physiotherapie du Quebec)
  • CPA (Canadian Physiotherapy Association – NeuroScience Division) – Canada, from 2015.
  • Clinical Co-Chair for the CPSR-NTA (Canadian Partnership for Stroke Recovery-National Trainee Association) – Canada, 2014/2015. Ad-hoc committee member 2015-2016
  • CRIR (Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal) – Laval, QC, Canada
  • REPAR (Réseau Provincial de Recherche en Adaptation-Réadaptation) – Québec, QC, Canada.
  • CREFITO (Phys. and Occup. Therapy Council – 3/61284-F) – São Paulo, SP, Brazil.
  • ARFFO (Physical Rehabilitation Association Frederico Ozanam) – São Paulo, SP, Brazil
  • ABCROCH (Brazilian Association of Crochetage) – Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
  • ABRAFIN (Brazilian Association of Neurological Rehabilitation) – São Paulo, SP, Brazil – 2017

Experiência Profissional no Canadá

  • President

AT&M Providence Inc. – Westmount, QC

Part-time Physical Therapist – Health Services (Tangere Health Clinic)

Consultant – higher education application and diploma equivalence (BTI Canada)

From July 2015 until present date

 

  • Supervisor in Physical Therapy

Tangere Health Clinic – Westmount, QC, Canada

International Equivalence Program – SPOT (School of Physical and Occupational Therapy – McGill University) – Montreal (QC) Canada

 

  • Mentor in Physical Therapy

Tangere Health Clinic – Westmount, QC, Canada

OPPQ Equivalence Program – OPPQ (Ordre Professionnel de la Physiothérapie du Québec)

Montreal (QC) Canada

 

  • CEO and co-founder

Fisiokonex.  Health Technology Mobile Solutions – Montreal, QC

From 2014 until present date

 

  • Part-time Physiotherapist

Neurofeedback Centre Montreal – Montreal, QC, Canada June 2015, June – September 2015

 

  • Part-time Research Assistant – Physiotherapy

CRIR (Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Réadaptation du Montréal Métropolitain) Montreal, QC, Canada November 2012 – August 2013

Prof. Richard Preuss’ lab – Constance Lethbridge Rehabilitation Centre

  • Part-time Research Assistant – Physiotherapy

CRIR (Centre de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Réadaptation du Montréal Métropolitain) Laval, QC, Canada October 2012 – August 2013

Motor control Lab. – Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital (JRH) – Prof. Dr. Mindy Levin

 

  • Full-time Research Assistant – Biochemistry (Stephen W. Michnick`s lab)

UdeM (Université de Montréal – Faculté de Médecine) Montréal, QC, Canada

January 2012 – September 2012

 

  • Full-time Health Technology Consultant

PCMall Gov – HDX (Health Dynamix for USA Government Health Institutions) Montréal, QC, Canada September 2011 – January 2012

Responsible for providing IT solutions consultation supporting USA Health Government clients from the states of New Mexico, Kansas and Maryland.

Experiência Profissional no Brasil

Delegate (International Liaison) – CREFITO 3 (to be officially nominated)

(Regional Physical and Occupational Therapy Regulatory Board, region number 3)

Lecturer at on-line Physical Therapy Education system – Fisioplay.com

State of São Paulo – July 2017 (Motor Control and discussion of published papers)

 

Invited professor at Specialization course – Barão de Mauá University

State of São Paulo – April 2017 to current

Motor Control module in the Neurological Rehabilitation Specialization course

 

Professor at Specialization course – PósAVM (Unyleya)

On-line (moodle-based) – from January 2017 to current

–            Posture and Balance Assessment Module

 

Self-Employed professional Physical Therapist

State of Sao Paulo, Brazil – from December 2003 to August 2011 (interrupted by Immigration) –      Licensed Brazilian Physical Therapist (3rd region CREFITO – 3/61284-F).

  • Broad experience in Pain Relief, Orthopedic and Neurological Rehabilitation.
  • Private consultation for families about prevention/adaptation/rehabilitation mainly towards elderly and neurological patients but for a big diversity of patient’s conditions as well.
  • Private practice orientation towards newly graduated professionals through case discussion and literature review.

 

Jácomo Aricó Jr. – Prosthesis and Orthosis – Private Company 

Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil 2011

Position: Physiotherapy consultant responsible for:

  • Interacting with technicians on manufacturing Orthosis and Prosthesis.
  • Relationship among professionals, doctors and patients (customers)
  • Demonstration of products for health professionals (PT’s, Doctors, Nurses, etc)

 

Doce Festa Ribeirão – Private Company

Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil 2010-2011

Position: Physiotherapy consultant and clinician. Responsible for:

  • Interacting with employees and company owners aiming to increase quality of life at work.
  • Pain relief manual therapy techniques for back pain and other focal problems due to the type of work and consequences of bad posture and stress at the work environment.
  • Workshop presentation to the employees about the importance of good health and basic health tips which could make the difference in their lives not only in the work environment but also in their personal daily-life.

 

Dalvita haute-couture and Bride’s consultationPrivate Company 

Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil 2010

Position: Physiotherapy clinician responsible for:

  • Interacting with employees and company owners aiming to increase quality of life at work, especially for the more than 20 employees
  • Quick massage using manual therapy techniques for back and neck pain and other focal problems due to the type of work and consequences of bad posture and stress at the work environment.

Company`s owner: Maria Dalvita Cunha / Manager: Márcio Cunha

 

Strang Tennis ClubPrivate Sport’s club 

Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil 2010-2011

Position: Physiotherapy consultant and clinician responsible for:

  • Interacting with tennis players and the owner of the club aiming to increase quality of life of the players, VIP service of rehabilitation and prevention of injuries related to tennis practice.
  • Pain relief manual therapy techniques for ankle sprints, back pain and other focal problems due to the type of training and injuries related to tennis practice.
  • Workshop presentation to the club members once a month and during events providing information about the importance of the physiotherapy and how the implementation of the service I the club could help them to have a better quality of life and consultation regarding their training and physical capacity.

Sport’s club`s owner: Sérgio Strang

 

SENAC (National Aprentissage Service of Commerce) – Private Company 

São Paulo, SP, Brazil 2009 – 2010

Position: Anatomy and Physiology teacher responsible for:

  • Teach anatomy and physiology to students of Massage and Aesthetics’ technical course.
  • Classes’ organization and presentation approaching themes in anatomy and physiology.
  • Practical classes of massage and patient approach techniques.

 

IIER (Emilio Ribas’s institute of infectious diseases) – Public State Hospital Ambulatory

São Paulo, SP, Brazil 2004 – 2006

Position: (Volunteer Invited) Physiotherapist and Patient Follow-up Supervisor responsible for:

  • Work as a PT evaluating patient’s health and functional conditions (Neurological and Orthopedic tests)
  • Class organization and presentation on Infectology and Neurology topics.

Supervisors: Prof. Jorge Casseb, MD PhD and Prof. Augusto César Penalva de Oliveira, MD PhD

 

ARFFO (Physical Rehabilitation Association Frederico Ozanam) – Brazilian NGO

São Paulo, SP, Brazil 2002 – 2005

Position: (Volunteer) Physiotherapist and Clinical Supervisor responsible for:

  • Work as a PT practicing Orthopedy, Neurology, Geriatry, Pediatry and Rheumatology.
  • Class organization and presentation approaching varied themes in health.
  • Literature review and discussion organizer.
  • Supervising younger professionals and physiotherapy students on an internship regime.
  • Coordinating the neurological rehabilitation teams.

Supervisor and Institutional Scientific Director: Prof. Marcos Henrique Silva Dias, PT M.Sc.

Formação Complementar

2017 First Aid in the workplace

Santinel RESQ – Montreal, QC, Canada

 

2017 Ethics in Health Research

CRIR – Laval, QC, Canada

 

2016 INTRODUCTION TO TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION (TMS)

University College of London – London, UK

 

2015 PDSB (Principe de déplacements sécuritaire des bénéficiaires)

          McGill University (Summer 2015) – Montreal, QC, Canada

 

2014 Introduction to academic English writing

McGill University (Summer 2014) – Montreal, QC, Canada

 

2011 French course (MICC French program for immigrants)

ALAC (Association latino-américaine et multiethnique de Côte-des-Neiges)– Montreal, QC, Canada

 

2011 Crochetage Technique Course

ABCROCH (Brazilian Association of Crochetage) – Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

2006 French Course

ILSC (International Language Schools of Canada) – Montreal, QC, Canada

 

2004 Normal Gait Rehabilitation and Introduction to Gait Laboratory

Associação de Assistência à Criança Deficiente, AACD, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

2003 I Seminar in Neurological Rehabilitation

Faculdade de Medicina da USP, FMUSP, Brazil

 

2002 Therapeutic Manipulation of Patients with pain.

Adriano Borges Amaral Cursos, ABA, Brazil

 

2001 Physiotherapeutic intervention in Phybromialgy

Centro Científico e Cultural Brasileiro de Fisioterapia, CCCBF, Brazil

 

2001 V introductory Course for the Institute of Orthopedy and Traumatology.

Faculdade de Medicina da USP, FMUSP, Brazil

 

2001 Muscle Chains (postural approach).

Centro Científico e Cultural Brasileiro de Fisioterapia, CCCBF, Brazil

 

2001 Manual Therapy Approach in connective tissue.

Centro Científico e Cultural Brasileiro de Fisioterapia, CCCBF, Brazil

 

2001 I Sports Physiotherapy Course.

Faculdade de Medicina da USP, FMUSP, Brazil

 

2000 II Meeting in Physiotherapy applied to Cardiac Insufficiency.

Faculdade de Medicina da USP, FMUSP, Brazil

 

2000 Introductory Course for the Inst. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Faculdade de Medicina da USP, FMUSP, Brazil

 

2000 Course of pain treatment for muscle and bone diseases.

Faculdade de Medicina da USP, FMUSP, Brazil