People

Larry Abraham, Ph.D.

Larry Abraham, Ph.D.

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

Human motor learning

Elizabeth Ardolino, P.T., Ph.D.

Elizabeth Ardolino, P.T., Ph.D.

Department of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

Neurologic disorders, Clinical outcome measures, Trunk and gait control

Chuck Burgar, M.D., P.E.

Chuck Burgar, M.D., P.E.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Biomedical Engineering, Private Practice

Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Gait, Prosthetics, Robotics

Bharath Chandrasekaran, Ph.D.

Bharath Chandrasekaran, Ph.D.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Moody College of Communication

Neural correlates and modeling of speech perception and speech categorization

Ashish Deshpande, Ph.D.

Ashish Deshpande, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Robotics design for powered assistive technology (exoskeletons), prosthetics, and hand biomechanics

Dragan Djurdjanovic, Ph.D.

Dragan Djurdjanovic, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Advanced data modeling and analytics for biomedical systems (brain and neuro-musculoskeletal system)

Adrienne Dula, Ph.D.

Adrienne Dula, Ph.D.

Department of Neurology, Dell Medical School

Advanced MRI methods, clinical prognosis

Andy Dunn, Ph.D.

Andy Dunn, Ph.D.

Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Optical imaging of brain activity

Paul Ferrari, Ph.D.

Paul Ferrari, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts
Dell Children's Hospital

Magnetoencephalography, Sensorimotor integration, Cognitive Neuroscience, Functional Brain Imaging

Christopher Garrison, M.D.

Christopher Garrison, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Seton Brain and Spine Institute

Traumatic brain injury, stroke, and amputation rehabilitation

Liberty Hamilton, Ph.D.

Liberty Hamilton, Ph.D.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Department of Neurology

speech perception, electrocorticography, auditory development/plasticity

Mary Hayhoe, Ph.D.

Mary Hayhoe, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Visuo-motor coordination, human eye movements

Maya  Henry, Ph.D.

Maya Henry, Ph.D.

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Moody College of Communication

aphasia, cognitive neuroscience, language rehabilitation

Jody Jensen, Ph.D.

Jody Jensen, Ph.D.

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education

Developmental human motor control and learning; autism

Theresa Jones, Ph.D.

Theresa Jones, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Rodent models of stroke recovery

Eric Lantz, O.T.

Eric Lantz, O.T.

Occupational Therapist, Seton Brain and Spine Institute

Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, Wheelchair Seating, Adapted Sports and Recreation

Juan Latorre, MD

Juan Latorre, MD

Spinal Cord Injury and Amputee Programs, St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital
Robert Lee, MD

Robert Lee, MD

Medical Director - Stroke Rehabilitation and Neurological Recovery Programs, St. David’s Rehabilitation Hospital
Nanshu Lu, Ph.D.

Nanshu Lu, Ph.D.

Department of Aerospace Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Mechanics and manufacture of flexible, stretchable, and bio-integrated electronics

Kathleen   Manella, PT, PhD

Kathleen Manella, PT, PhD

Department of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

sensorimotor training, neurophysiologic and functional outcome measures, spinal cord injury

Zoltan Nagy, Ph.D.

Zoltan Nagy, Ph.D.

Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Smart buildings and cities, Adaptive systems, Occupant centered building control

Richard Neptune, Ph.D.

Richard Neptune, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Musculoskeletal modeling and simulation of human movement, custom orthotic and prosthetic devices using advanced additive manufacturing

Nicole Osier, Ph.D., RN

Nicole Osier, Ph.D., RN

School of Nursing, Department of Neurology, Dell Medical School

Biomarker quantification, genome exploration, traumatic brain injury

Roger Parthasarathy, M.D.

Roger Parthasarathy, M.D.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Seton Brain and Spine Institute

Spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and stroke rehabilitation

Justin  Rousseau, M.D.

Justin Rousseau, M.D.

Department of Neurology, Department and Population Health

Neurology, Clinical Informatics, Clinical Decision Support

Michelle  Sawtelle, PT, NCS

Michelle Sawtelle, PT, NCS

Department of Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences

functional electrical stimulation, spinal cord injury, and stroke rehabilitation

David Schnyer, Ph.D.

David Schnyer, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology, College of Liberal Arts

Cognitive Neuroscience, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurocognitive Therapeutics 

Luis Sentis, Ph.D.

Luis Sentis, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Design and development of human-centered robots, software middleware for robot application programming

Liza Shapiro, Ph.D.

Liza Shapiro, Ph.D.

Department of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts

Comparative anatomy and biomechanics of gait in humans and other primates

Patrick Spicer, M.D., Ph.D.

Patrick Spicer, M.D., Ph.D.

Bioengineering, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Seton Brain and Spine Institute

Engineering technology applications to rehabilitation medicine

James Sulzer, Ph.D.

James Sulzer, Ph.D.

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

Gait exoskeletons for stroke patients, neurally adaptive physical therapy

Hirofumi (Hiro) Tanaka, Ph.D.

Hirofumi (Hiro) Tanaka, Ph.D.

Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, College of Education
cardiac rehabilitation, functional capacity, aging
Chong Xie, Ph.D.

Chong Xie, Ph.D.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering

nanoelectronic neural interface, biomedical devices, biomaterials