Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York
Dr. Stephanie Kolakowsky-Hayner is an Associate Professor of Research in the Department of Rehabilitation and Human Performance at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai in New York, NY. She serves as the Director of Spinal Cord Injury Research, a Senior Investigator in the Brain Injury Research Center, and the Director of Rehabilitation Research Education. She serves on local, state, regional, national, and international boards and contributes to the development of new research protocols, dissemination activities, outreach, and awareness efforts to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and the people who care professionally and personally for them. Dr. Kolakowsky-Hayner has over 20 years progressively independent experience in research related to spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, and other neurologic disorders. To date, she has made over 200 professional presentations and published over 220 peer-reviewed manuscripts, book chapters, and other information materials for professionals and consumers with disabilities.