Associate Vice President for Research
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Houston, Texas – United States
Dr. Mark Sherer is Senior Scientist and Vice President for Research at TIRR Memorial Hermann. He is Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Sherer is a board certified neuropsychologist with over 30 years’ experience as an administrator, clinician, educator, and investigator. In his current position, he provides overall guidance to research programs at TIRR Memorial Hermann. Dr. Sherer has published over 145 peer reviewed articles and numerous book chapters related to brain injury rehabilitation. He has served as principal investigator or co-investigator on numerous grants. He and Dr. Angelle Sander published an edited text entitled, “Handbook on the Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury.” Dr. Sherer has developed scales that are commonly used in clinical work and research such as the Awareness Questionnaire and the Confusion Assessment Protocol.
Dr. Sherer is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and his contributions to brain injury rehabilitation research and clinical practice have been recognized with the Mitchell Rosenthal Award, the Leonard Dillard Award, the Williams Fields Caveness Award, the Howard E. Yuker Award, and the Moody Prize.
Thursday, November 7
12:40 PM – 1:25 PM
Friday, November 8
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM