|Scientific & Medical Advisory Committee Member Profile|
|Education (degrees)||DHS, OTR/L|
|Intuitional Affiliation||Shirley Ryan Abilitylab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)|
|Where you live and work||Chicago, IL
Research Center for Bionic Medicine at Shirley Ryan Abilitylab
|Expertise Area||Please list all that apply: Occupational Therapist, Researcher, Educator, Rehabilitation/Upper Limb Loss Specialist|
|Why I volunteer for the AC||Please include your background (including whether you are a member of the limb loss/limb difference community), and why you volunteer for the AC. What does participation in SciMAC mean to you?
I work as a research occupational therapist at the Center for Bionic Medicine. My specialty areas include treatment of upper limb loss/difference, multiple limb loss/difference, and burn injury. I have been an occupational therapist for over 20 years. I am involved in research, training, and testing with both Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) and non-TMR patients using conventional and experimental prosthetic components as well as conventional and advanced control schemes.