Beissner, Katherine, project director. $45,000. (Year 3 funds). Internationalizing Pre-Health Career Curriculum, 2003-04 US Department of Education,
Title VI grant. Beissner, Katherine. $250, Spring 2003 Ithaca College Faculty Diversity Book Award. Beissner, Katherine. $720. Roles of perceived abilities in the evaluation and rehabilitation of injured workers. November 1998. Ithaca College
Academic Project Grant. Beissner, Katherine, Collins, Jennifer. $2300. The Relationship of Balance and Extremity Impairments to Functional Ability in Older Adults.” April 1997.
New York Chapter of the APTA Research Designated Fund. Beissner, Katherine. $2000. Home Helath Physical Therapy for Older Adults. Summer 1997. Gerontology Institute Summer Research Grant. Ithaca College Faculty Release Time, Spring and Fall, 1996. Release time for research related to home health PT, and the relationship between
physical impairment and function in older adults Gerontology Institute Summer Research Grant. Home Health Physical Therapy. Summer 1995. Ithaca College Summer Research Grant. Exercise for Good Health. Summer 1993. Instructional Development Fund, Ithaca College, 1993. Funded Lumbo-Sacral Stabilization course in Rochester, NY. Instructional Development Fund, Ithaca College, 1987. Funded E-1, Extremity Mobilization course in Dallas, Texas. Instructional Development Fund, Ithaca College, 1991. Funded Development of a Soft Tissue Mobilization Unit for the M.S. Program in Physical Therapy. Ithaca College Faculty Release Time, Fall 1989. Development of a program to provide computer-assisted practice in clinical problem solving.
Membership in Scientific/Professional Orgnizations American Physical Therapy Association; Sections for Education, Orthopedics, Research, Geriatrics Manuscript Reviewer: Physical Therapy; Journal of Physical Therapy Education, Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy Section for Education: Research Committee; Section for Geriatrics: Continuing Education Committee Subcommittee for Screening Proposals and Abstracts for 1996 - 1997, 2000 - 2004 Annual Conferences Session Chair - APTA Scientific Meeting and Exposition, 1996 Section for Education Academic Faculty SIG Information Management Liaison 1996-1998. New York Chapter – APTA Delegate Assembly: 1987, 1988 Southern Tier Public Relations Committee Chair: 1988 to 1989 Gerontological Society of America 2005 –
CONSULTATIVE AND ADVISORY POSITIONS HELD Expert Panel Member: Curricula for Homecare Advances in Management and Practice for the Center for Home Care Policy and Research, Visiting
Nurse Service of New York. 2006-2007 Doctoral student mentor. Rocky Mountain University. Development of a spinal examination/manipulation course. May 200-6-Sept 2006 Consultant - Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging (CITRA) consensus forum on falls. 2005 Consultant - International/cultural competence project at Greenville Technical College May 2004 Nursing Assistant Monthly Editorial Advisory Board member, 1994 to 2004 Ithaca College Custodial Safety Project - Back Safety
Community Service Board of Directors, Ithacare. 1994-2010 Immediate Past President – 2009-2010 President – 2006-2009 Vice President – 2003 - 2006 Executive Committee: 1996-1999, 2001- present Chair - Development Committee 1996 – 1999; 2001 - 2006 Member – Finance Committee 2003- 2004 Member - Program Committee, 1994 – 1999. Member – Personnel Committee, 2000 – 2003 Ithaca Monthly Meeting CALM: Children and the Life of the Meeting 2007-2010.
Services to the University/College/School on Committees/Councils/Commissions School of Health Sciences and Human Performance Faculty Liaison 2011-2014. Gerontology Institute 4-year review committee for E. Bergman. Spring 2012 Gerontology Institute 2 year review committee for E. Bergman. 2010. Gerontology Institute Search Committee for ICGI Director. Fall 2010-Summer 2011. Gerontology Institute Search Committee – Fall 2007 - Spring 2008, AY 2010-11 All College Honors committee – Spring 2007 – Spring 2008 Middle States Periodic Review – Leadership Task Force (2006-2007). Tenure and Promotion Committee: Gerontology Institute (2 candidates); Dept of Psychology (1 candidate) – Fall 2005 Cultural Studies Honors Program Work Group (Chair), 2003 – 2005 William Scoones Service Award Committee 2002 – 2007