Ghazala Saleem

EdD, MS, OTR/L

Ghazala Saleem.

Ghazala Saleem

EdD, MS, OTR/L

Ghazala Saleem

EdD, MS, OTR/L

Research Interests

Neuromotor and physiological mechanisms in medically/socially vulnerable populations with brain injury; Neuromotor, physiological, neuroimaging, and blood-based biomarkers in special populations with brain injury; Motor control/learning and targeted neuromodulatory interventions to facilitate function and recovery; Clinical trials

Contact Information

504 Kimball

Phone: (716) 829-2589

Fax: (716) 829-3217

ghazalas@buffalo.edu

Overview Publications

Selected Publications

Selected Scientific Presentations

  • Saleem, G. T., Goldberg, C., & Suskauer, S. J. (April 2020). Determining the efficacy of the combined use of non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) & OT interventions: A Scoping Review. American Occupational Therapy Association Conference, Boston, MA. [Poster was selected for the Early Career Scientist Forum). 
  • Saleem, G. T., Slomine, B.S, & Suskauer, S. J. (November 2019). Sleep symptoms predict school attendance in pediatric concussion. Poster presented, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Chicago, IL.
  • Saleem, G. T. (June 2019). Determining sensory and cognitive correlates of impaired postural control in youth with post-concussive symptoms. Works in Progress presented, OT Summit, Charleston, SC. 
  • Saleem, G. T., Goldberg, C., Suskauer, S. J. (April 2019). Non-invasive brain stimulation: A viable additive to occupational therapy interventions. Poster presented, American Occupational Therapy Association’s 99th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. 
  • Saleem, G. T., Crasta, J.E., Slomine, B., Cantarero, G. L., & Suskauer, S. J. (November 2018). Transcranial direct current stimulation in pediatric physical rehabilitation: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Poster presented, Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.
  • Crasta, J. E. & Saleem, G. T. (September 2018). Applications of transcranial direct current stimulation in pediatric rehabilitation. Symposium presented, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dallas, Tx. 
  • Saleem, G. T. (April 2018). Normal pressure hydrocephalus in older adults: Implications for occupational therapy practice. Short course presented, American Occupational Therapy Association’s 98th Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Saleem, G. T. (March 2018). Transcranial direct current stimulation in pediatric acquired brain injury. Short course presented, Brain Injury Association of Maryland’s 30th Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD. 
  • Saleem, G. T. (November 2017). Mental practice in children. Evidence-base and clinical applications. Short course presented, New York State Occupational Therapy Annual Conference, Albany, NY. 
  • Saleem, G.T. (April 2017). Mental practice combined with repetitive task practice to rehabilitate handwriting dysfunction in school-age children. Paper/Poster presented at Young Scientist Forum, 2017 AOTA Annual Conference and Centennial Celebration, Philadelphia, PA. 
  • Geller, D.*, Hreha, K.*, Osei, E.*, & Saleem, G. T.* (April 2013). Evidence based literature review on occupational therapy and adults with stroke. Paper presented at AOTA 93rd Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Saleem, G. (December 2009). Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa: An occupational therapy case study. Paper presented at New York Presbyterian Children Hospital-CHONY, New York, NY. 
  • Saleem, G., & Beck, R. (March 2006). Globalization and college students: Positive diversity attitudes as predictors of higher scores on diversity measures. Paper won a second place award at Great Plains Psychology Conference, Warrensburg, MO.