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Wayne Gordon

Wayne A. Gordon, PhD, ABPP/Cn, FACRM

Treasurer, ACRM
Jack Nash Professor and Associate Director
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY, USA


Dr. Wayne Gordon is the Jack Nash Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and vice chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the MountSinai School of Medicine. He is a neuropsychologist and the director of the Mount Sinai Brain Injury Research Center, and has published more than 150 articles and book chapters on his research.

Dr. Gordon’s recent research focuses on cognitive rehabilitation and other types of behavioral interventions to improve the function of individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and examines the secondary conditions that are associated with TBI. In 2010 he received the William Fields Caveness Award from the Brain Injury Association of America, and in 2009 he received the Robert L. Moody Prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation.

He joined ACRM in 1979 and served in many leadership roles over his long tenure, including president in 2008 – 2009. Dr. Gordon received the Sidney Licht Award for Scientific Writing in 1985, and was recognized as an ACRM Fellow in 2007 for his contributions to the field of medical rehabilitation. In 2011, he received the Gold Key Award, ACRM’s highest honor.

Today, as a board of governors member-at-large he serves as treasurer. He also chairs the Awards Committee and the Policy and Legislation Committee. For Dr. Gordon, ACRM is the membership to keep year after year because his professional network is here and he enjoys the collegial interactions. If you have questions about ACRM, Dr. Gordon will likely know the answers.