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NDNG Executive Committee

 

Michele York, PhD, ABPP-CN

Michele York, PhD, ABPP-CN

CO-CHAIR

Neuropsychologist
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Ekaterina Dobryakova, PhD

Ekaterina Dobryakova, PhD

CO-CHAIR

Research Scientist, Kessler Foundation
Research Assistant Professor, Department of PM&R
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

Hannes Devos, PhD, DRS

Hannes Devos, PhD, DRS

CHAIR-ELECT

Director, Laboratory of Advanced Rehabilitation Research in Simulation
Kansas University Medical Center (KUMC)
Department of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Science
Kansas City, KS

Mark A. Hirsch, PhD, FACRM

Mark A. Hirsch, PhD, FACRM

PAST CHAIR and PROGRAM COMMITTEE LIAISON

Senior Scientist, Director, Dept. of PM&R Residency Research Education
Director, Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Lab
Carolinas Rehabilitation, Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health
Charlotte, NC

Catherine (Katie) Siengsukon, PT, PhD

Catherine (Katie) Siengsukon, PT, PhD

SECRETARY

Associate Professor
Director of Sleep, Health & Wellness Lab
Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, & Athletic Training Dept
University of Kansas Medical Center

Melike Kahya, PT, MS

Melike Kahya, PT, MS

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Julie Faieta, MOT, OTR/L

Julie Faieta, MOT, OTR/L

SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER & CAREER DEVELOPMENT NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Graduate Research Associate, Division of Occupational Therapy
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH

Erwin E. H. van Wegen, PhD

Erwin E. H. van Wegen, PhD

INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Associate Professor
VU University Medical Center

Brian Downer, PhD

Brian Downer, PhD

MEMBERSHIP OFFICER & CAREER DEVELOPMENT NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Assistant Professor, Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Patricia Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM

Patricia Heyn, PhD, FGSA, FACRM

PAST CHAIR

Associate Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Senior Scientist, Center for Gait & Movement Analysis (CGMA), Anschutz Medical Campus
University of Colorado

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM

FOUNDING CHAIR & PROGRAM COMMITTEE LIAISON

Vice President of Research & Innovation​
Shepherd Center

Isabelle Buard, PhD

Isabelle Buard, PhD

ARTS & NEUROSCIENCE NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Research Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Colorado Denver – Anschutz Medical Campus

Mark Newman, PhD, MPH

Mark Newman, PhD, MPH

ARTS & NEUROSCIENCE NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Research Scientist
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Carolinas Rehabilitation