Assistant Professor & Director of Neuromodulation and Human-Machine Interface Programs
Dept. of PM&R, The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio – United States
Dr. Bockbrader completed PhD and fellowship training in Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University, winning competitive positions as a Mellon Fellow in Humanistic Studies and a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellow. She completed her MD and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency at The Ohio State University. She then joined the Ohio State physiatric faculty, becoming a Neurorehabilitation Attending at Dodd Hall, Director of Neuromodulation and Human-Machine Interface Programs, and Director of Residency Research in PM&R. A board certified physiatrist, with subspecialty certification in Brain Injury Medicine, Dr. Bockbrader's clinical area of expertise is the management of rehabilitation needs of patients with acquired central nervous system injuries, e.g., from stroke, trauma, or cancer. Dr. Bockbrader was named one of the best doctors in America in Castle and Connolly's Guide to America's Top Doctors from 2015-2018. Dr. Bockbrader has published more than 30 peer-reviewed articles on neurorehabilitation technology and cognitive neuroscience techniques translated for use in clinical populations. Her expertise extends to EEG analysis, visual psychophysics, functional imaging, brain-computer interfaces, functional electrical stimulation, and noninvasive brain stimulation. She has led multiple investigational neurotechnology device trials since 2013, focusing on neuromodulation and brain-computer interface systems to augment rehabilitation outcomes. Her research has been featured in Nature, Nature Medicine, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Scientific Reports as well as in popular media.
Wednesday, November 6
12:45 PM – 1:45 PM