Susan Charlifue, PhD, FACRM

Dr. Susan Charlifue imageSusan Charlifue, PhD, FACRM

Ex-Officio Member, ACRM Board of Governors
Senior Principal Investigator
Craig Hospital
Englewood, CO
susie@craig-hospital.org

Dr. Charlifue has over 30 years of experience in SCI research. She completed her doctorate in health and behavioral science at the University of Colorado, Denver in 2004. She currently serves as co-project director of the Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Injury System, funded by NIDRR. She successfully managed and completed six major collaborative investigations of the long-term consequences of SCI in the US and Great Britain. She manages SCI clinical research trials at Craig Hospital including Phase I, II and III investigations.

Dr. Charlifue is chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Spinal Cord Society, and also serves that group as a member of the Editorial Committee and Council. She serves on the editorial boards for the journals Spinal Cord and Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. She chairs the SCI Interdisciplinary Special Interest Group (SCI-ISIG) of the ACRM and is a member of the board of directors for the American Spinal Injury Association.

Having played an integral role in numerous SCI clinical studies, she has authored several book chapters and manuscripts, and has been invited to make presentations at national and international professional meetings and symposia.