University of Delaware
David S. Tulsky, PhD, has nearly 30 years of experience developing tests and measurement instruments and is an internationally recognized as a leader in the development and validation of common data elements and outcomes measurement tools for use in rehabilitation populations. Dr. Tulsky is a Professor in the Departments of Physical Therapy and Psychological & Brain Sciences and Director of the Center on Assessment Research and Translation at the University of Delaware. Previously, he was Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan Medical School. Prior to his work at UM, Dr. Tulsky was the Vice President of Outcomes & Assessment Research and the Director of Spinal Cord Injury Research at the Kessler Foundation. He also served as the Principal Investigator and Director of the Northern New Jersey SCI System and as a Co-Investigator on the Northern New Jersey TBI System. During this time, he also held a joint appointment at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/New Jersey Medical School as an Associate Professor in the Department of PM&R. Dr. Tulsky has expertise in the development and validation of patient reported outcomes (PRO) and neuropsychological assessments. He is a (certified) member of the American Psychological Association, Division 22: Rehabilitation Psychology, Division 38: Health Psychology, and Division 40: Neuropsychology; and a member of the International Neuropsychological Society, International Society of Quality of Life, American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Psychologists and Social Workers, and the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.