Nima Toosizadeh

Assistant Professor
Joint Faculty
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PhD, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2013
MS, Biomedical Engineering/Biomechanics, Iran University of Science and Technology, 2008
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2005

Research Interests:

  • Biomechanics
  • Frailty
  • Assessing function and cognition decline with aging
  • Biomechanical modeling
  • Measuring methods of physiological and biomechanical properties
  • Finite element modeling using traditional motion analysis lab equipment
  • Body-worn-sensor technology in healthy and geriatric patients

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Nima Toosizadeh is assistant professor of the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine in the University of Arizona College of Medicine, with a co-appointment within the University of Arizona College of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering.

University of Arizona College of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering 1127 E James E. Rogers Way P.O. Box 210020 Tucson, AZ 85721-0020