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

Chairperson: 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

Amy Bastian, P.T., Ph.D., (2018)
Dept of Neuroscience,
Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

Michelle E. Camicia, M.S.N., B.S.N., R.N. (2018)
Director, Rehabilitation Operations
Kaiser Foundation Rehab Center
975 Sereno Drive
Valllejo, CA 94589

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, Ph.D. (2017)
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Box 359612
325 Ninth Avenue
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington 98104-2499

Gerard E. Francisco, M.D. (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, Ph.D. (2016)
Director, Center for Translational Neuroscience
Professor, Dept of Neurobiology & Developmental Sci
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Slot 847
4301 West Markham St.
Little Rock, AR 72205

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

Joseph M. Hidler, Ph.D. (2018)
CEO, Aretech, LLC
21720 Red Rum Drive, Suite 187
Ashburn, VA 20147

Fay Horak, Ph.D. (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 Center for Bionic Medicine
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
345 East Superior Street, Room 1309
Chicago, IL 60611

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

Dennis J. Matthews, M.D. (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

Kevin M. Means, M.D. (2018)
Dept Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mail Slot 602
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)
4301 W. Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72205

Randy Nudo, Ph.D. (2018)
Director, Landon Center on Aging
University of Kansas Medical Center
5900 W. 153rd Terrace
Overland Park, KS 66223

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
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)


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: 09/30/2014
Last Reviewed Date: 09/30/2014
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