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Members

(ALL TERMS END 6/30 of the year indicated)

Chairperson: Nicholas G. LaRocca, Ph.D. (2015)
VP, Health Care Delivery and Policy Research
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
733 Third Ave.
New York, NY  10017

Anthony Delitto, PhD, PT, FAPTA (2017)
Department of Physical Therapy
School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
6036 Forbes Tower
Pittsburgh, PA. 15260

Sureyya Dikmen, PhD (2017)
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Box 359612
325 Ninth Avenue
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98104-2499

Carol Espy-Wilson, E.E., Ph.D. (2014)
Dept Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Maryland
A.V. Williams Building, Room 2406
College Park, MD 20742

Gerard E. Francisco, MD (2017)
Chairman, Department of PM&R
Univ of Texas Health Science Center-Medical School,
TIRR-Memorial Hermann
1333 Moursund Street, Suite E-108
Houston, Texas 77030

Edgar Garcia-Rill, PhD (2016)
Director, Center for Translational Neuroscience
Professor, Department of Neurobiology & Developmental
Sciences
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Slot 847
4301 West Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72205

David C. Good, M.D. (2014)
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Department of Neurology, H037
500 University Drive, P.O. Box 850
Hershey, PA. 17033-0850

Carmen R. Green, M.D. (2015)
Associate Vice President and Associate Dean
for Office for Health Equity and Inclusion
Professor of Anesthesiology, Obstetrics and
Gynecology, and Health Management and
Policy - Schools of Medicine and Public Health
University of Michigan Health System
Medical Science Building 1
1301 Catherine Street-  Ste. 4120
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5624

Marilyn Hamilton (2014)
StimDesigns LLC
32683 Coast Ridge Road
Carmel, CA 93923

Fay Horak, PhD (2017)
Professor, Department of Neurology
Director Balance Disorders Lab/Fall Prevention Lab
Oregon Health & Sciences University West Campus,
Building 1        
505 NW 185th Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97006

Todd A. Kuiken, M.D., Ph.D. (2015)
Director of the Neural Engineering Center for
Artificial Limbs
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago                  
345 East Superior Street, Room 1124             
Chicago, IL 60611                                          

Dennis J. Matthews, MD (2017)
Fischahs Chair Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine;
Professor and Chair, Dept PM&R
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue, Box B285
Aurora, CO 80045

Rich Shields P.T., Ph.D., (2016)
Dept of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences,
Carver College of Medicine, The University of Iowa
1-252 Medical Education Building
Iowa City, Iowa  52242

Gary A. Smith, M.D., DrPH (2014)
Prof Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Emergency Med
Ohio State Univ Colleges of Medicine and Pub Hlth
Research Inst at Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205

Roger O. Smith, PhD, OT, FAOTA, RESNA (2016)
Fellow Professor, Occupational Sci and Technology
Director, Rehab Research Design & Disability Center
College of Health Sciences PO Box 413, Enderis Hall
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee WI 53201

Marilyn Price Spivack (2016)
Founder Past President, National Head Injury Fdn
NeuroTrauma Outreach Coordinator
Spaulding Rehabilitation  Hospital
125 Nashua Street
Boston, Ma 02114

Jonathan R. Wolpaw, M.D. (2015)
Chief, Laboratory of Neural Injury and Repair
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health and
State University of New York
P.O. Box 509
Albany, NY 12201-0509


Ex-Officio Members

Daofen Chen, Ph.D.
National Institute of Neurological
   Disorders and Stroke, NIH
Neuroscience Center, MSC 9525
6100 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD  20852

Ted A. Conway, Ph.D.
Program Director
Research to Aid Persons with Disabilities
Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental,
and Transport Systems
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 565
Arlington, VA  22230 

Amy M. Donahue, Ph.D./ Roger Miller Ph.D.
Chief, Hearing and Balance/Vestibular
National Institute on Deafness and
Other Communication Disorders, NIH
EPS/400C
6120 Executive Blvd.
Bethesda, MD  20892-7180

Patricia Dorn, PhD
Acting Dir of Rehab Research & Development
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20420

Abby G. Ershow, Sc.D., FAHA
Program Director (Nutrition)
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, NIH
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 8160, MSC 7956
Bethesda MD 20892-7956 (Express 20817)

Martin Gould, Ed.D.
National Council on Disability
1331 F. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Alan Guttmacher, M.D.
Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of
Child Health and Human Development, NIH
Building 31, Room 2A03
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892


 

Lyndon Joseph, Ph.D
Division of Geriatrics & Clinical Gerontology
National Institute on Aging, NIH, DHHS
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 3C307
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205

A. Cate Miller, Ph.D.
Rehabilitation Program Specialist
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation
Research (NIDRR)
U.S. Department of Education
550 12th Street, SW, #4122
Washington, DC 20202

Ralph Nitkin, Ph.D.
Acting Director, National Center for Medical
Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child
Health and Human Development, NIH
Building 6100, Room 2A-03
6100 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852

Ann O'Mara, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N.
Head, Palliative Care Research
Community Oncology and Prevention
Trials Research Group
National Cancer Institute
6130 Executive Blvd., EPN 2010
Bethesda, MD  20892-7340

James Panagis, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Orthopeadics Program
National Institute of Arthritis and
Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases, NIH
Bldg. 45, Rm. 5AS-37K, M/S 6500
Bethesda, MD 20892

Mark E. Swanson, M.D., M.P.H.
National Center for Birth Defects and
Developmental Disabilities     
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road, NE,  MS E-88
Atlanta, GA 30333

Lois A. Tully, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
National Institutes of Health
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Room 710
Bethesda, MD 20892-4870 (Courier: 20817)


NCMRR Staff

Building 6100, Room 2A-03
6100 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852

Mary Ellen Michel, Ph.D.                    
Program Director, Traumatic Brain Injury 
and Stroke Rehabilitation

Theresa Cruz, Ph.D.
Program Director, Spinal Cord & Musculo-
skeletal Disorders and Assistive Devices

Ralph Nitkin, Ph.D.
Acting Director of NCMRR
and Program Director, Biological Sciences
and Career Development

Louis A. Quatrano, Ph.D.
Program Director, Behavioral Sciences and
Rehabilitation Technologies

Carol Sheredos, M.S., P.T.
Program Fellow

Nancy Shinowara, Ph.D.
Program Director, Spinal Cord & Musculo-
skeletal Disorders and Assistive Devices

Rusti Johnson
Administrative Assistant

Last Updated Date: 11/05/2013
Last Reviewed Date: 11/05/2013
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