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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

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

Shilpa Krishnan, PT, PhD

Shilpa Krishnan, PT, PhD

SECRETARY and CAREER DEVELOPMENT NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

Assistant Professor, Division of Physical Therapy
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, School of Medicine
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Hannes Devos, PhD, DRS

Hannes Devos, PhD, DRS

INTERNATIONAL NETWORKING GROUP LIAISON

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

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
Aurora, CO

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM

Deborah Backus, PT, PhD, FACRM

FOUNDING CHAIR & PROGRAM COMMITTEE LIAISON

Vice President of Research & Innovation​
Shepherd Center