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Rehabilitation 1

Tuesday, April 16, 2:00-3:30
Meridian Ballrooms 4, Graduate Minneapolis

Organizers: Andrew Hansen, Minneapolis VA Health Care System

"Encouraging Innovation in Medical Rehabilitation Devices"
Alison Cernich, Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NICHD/NIH)

"Talk Title to be Announced"
Rick Greenwald, Dartmouth


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Speaker Bios:

Alison Cernich, NICHD/NIHAlison Cernich, Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NICHD/NIH)
Alison N. Cernich, Ph.D., serves as the Director of the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health. She provides oversight for the portfolio of NCMRR and works within NIH and across federal agencies to coordinate rehabilitation research.

 

 


Presentation Abstracts:

"Encouraging Innovation in Medical Rehabilitation Devices"
Medical rehabilitation often requires the provision of assistive technologies to help an individual function. New breakthroughs in the devices and technologies used for rehabilitation pose unique opportunities for medical device makers; including biological interfaces for device control. This talk will highlight advances in the field, explore the needs and gaps, and include consideration of user centered and universal design principles. The session will close with an overview of resources to further device development in medical rehabilitation.


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