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Fellow of ACRM


The ACRM Fellows Committee and Board of Governors are pleased to recognize Dr. John-Ross (J.R.) Rizzo for his outstanding record of professional service to ACRM and for the nationally significant contributions she has made to the field of medical rehabilitation by conferring on his the designation of ACRM Fellow.

Dr. Ekaterina Dobryakova is a 2022 Fellow of ACRM


Please join them in congratulating Dr. John-Ross (J.R.) Rizzo. She will be recognized for her service and achievement at the The ACRM Gala, during the ACRM 2022 Annual Conference (ticketed event). All registered attendees are welcome and encouraged to attend.


John-Ross (JR) Rizzo, M.D., M.S.C.I., is a physician-scientist at NYU Grossman School of Medicine. He is the Vice Chair of Innovation and Equity in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with cross-appointments in the Department of Neurology and the Departments of Biomedical & Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the NYU-Tandon School of Engineering. He is also the Associate Director of Healthcare for the NYU Wireless Center, a joint academic-industry collaborative in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NYU-Tandon. He leads the Visuomotor Integration Laboratory (VMIL), focused on neurorehabilitation, and the REACTIV Laboratory (Rehabilitation Engineering Alliance and Center Transforming Low Vision), focused on assistive technologies and health equity. Inclusive design is near and dear to his heart and all scholastic efforts reflect his own personal experiences with vision loss.