National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research (NABMRR) Roster

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

Chairperson: Gregory E. Hicks, PT, PhD (06/30/19)
Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
University of Delaware
540 South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19713

Richard Ellenson (06/30/20)
CEO, Cerebral Palsy Foundation
3 Columbus Circle 15th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Robyn Watson Ellerbe, PhD* (6/30/21)
American Physical Therapy Association
1111 N. Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Edele C. Field-Fote, PT, PhD* (6/30/21)
Shepherd Center – Crawford Research Institute
2020 Peachtree Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Kathleen M. Friel, PhD (6/30/19)
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College
Burke Medical Research Institute
785 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY 10605

Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, ABPP (6/30/19)
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
345 East Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2654

Kenton R. Kaufman, PhD, PE (06/30/19)
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Mayo Clinic
Charlton North L-110L
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Indira S. Lanig, MD (06/30/19)
6834 South University Blvd, Unit 122
Centennial, CO 80122

Craig M. McDonald, MD* (6/30/21)
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehab
University of California, Davis
4860 - Y Street, Suite 3850
Sacramento, CA 95817

Kenneth Ottenbacher, OT, PhD (06/30/20)
Professor & Director, Div of Rehab Sciences;
Director, Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1137

David J. Reinkensmeyer, PhD* (6/30/21)
Department of Biomedical Engineering
University of California, Irvine
4200 Engineering Gateway
Irvine, CA 92697

Elizabeth R. Skidmore, OT, PhD* (6/30/21)
Department of Occupational Therapy
University of Pittsburgh
5012 Forbes Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, PT, PhD* (6/30/21)
Professor & Director, Rehabilitation Science PhD Program
University of Colorado School of Medicine
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
13121 E. 17th Ave, Room 3108 
Aurora, CO 80045

* Final Appointment Pending

 

Ex-Officio Members

James Anderson, MD, PhD
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, NIH
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

Diana Bianchi, MD
Director, Eunice K. Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, MD 20892

Alison Cernich, PhD
Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR)
Eunice K. Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
Building 6710B Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817

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

Patricia Dorn, PhD
Director, Rehabilitation Research & Development
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420

Jerome L. Fleg, MD, FACC, FAHA
Division of Cardiovascular Sciences
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 8147
Bethesda, MD 20892

Kristi Hill, PhD
Acting Deputy Director
National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)
330 C Street SW, Room 1304
Washington, DC  20201

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

Mary F. Lovley
Program Policy Advisor
Rehabilitation Services Administration
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington DC 20202-2736

Ralph Nitkin, PhD
Deputy Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR)
Eunice K. Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH
Building 6710B Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20817

Lana Shekim, PhD
Director, Voice and Speech Programs
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIH
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 8301
Bethesda, MD 20892-7180

Chuck Washabaugh, PhD
Director, Orthopedics Program
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases, NIH
One Democracy Plaza, Suite 800
6701 Democracy Blvd., MSC 4872
Bethesda, MD 20892

Erik Wolf, Ph.D.
Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program
Department of Defense
810 Schreider Street,
Fort Detrick, MD 21702

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