Director for Spinal Cord Injury and Disability Research
TIRR Memorial Hermann and UTHealth
Houston, Texas – United States
Heather Taylor, Ph.D. is the Director for Spinal Cord Injury and Disability Research (SCIDR), and Project Director for the Texas Model Spinal Cord Injury System (TMSCIS) at TIRR Memorial Hermann. She is the current founder and Chair for the SCI Model Systems and ACRM’s Special Interest Group (SIG) Women’s Health Task Force focusing on the unique concerns of women’s health after SCI. Dr. Taylor has focused her research on health, motor recovery and learning, and psychosocial functioning with a strong emphasis on women and children with SCI. She is also PI on a NIDILRR funded project evaluating pain, depression, and resilience in men and women with SCI. Dr. Taylor is an experienced Principal Investigator (PI) with the expertise, motivation, and commitment to improve health and functioning among people with disabilities.
Wednesday, November 6
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday, November 8
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM