Course Organizers
  • UPMC Rehabilitation Institute
  • The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
  • Rehabilitation R&D Center of Excellence at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Hosted by: University of Pittsburgh and Kyoto University

Course Directors

Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Director, Cellular Rehabilitation Laboratory

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Michael Boninger, MD

Vice President, Medical Affairs, Community Provider Services, UPMC

Senior Associate Medical Director, HERL, VAPHS

Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Anthony Delitto, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Dean, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Thomas A. Rando, MD, PhD

Neurology Service Chief, VAPAHCS

Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford, CA

William R. Wagner, PhD

Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Professor of Surgery, Bioengineering & Chemical Engineering

University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Associate Course Director:

Linda J. Noble-Haeusslein, PhD

Professor, Departments of Neurology and Psychology

Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin

Scientific Program Committee

Co-Chairs:

Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

University of Pittsburgh

Hiroshi Kuroki, PT, PhD

Human Health Sciences

Kyoto University, Japan

Committee Members:

Tomoki Aoyama, MD, PhD

Human Health Sciences

Kyoto University, Japan

Chisari Carmelo, MD

Neuroscience

University Hospital of Pisa, Italy

Martin K (Casey) Childers

Rehabilitation Sciences

University of Washington

George Christ, PhD

Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Virginia

Fred Epstein, PhD

Biomedical Engineering

University of Virginia

Christopher H. Evans, PhD

Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center

The Mayo Clinic

Kenton Gregory, MD

Center for Regenerative Medicine

Oregon Health and Science University

M. Terry Loghman, PT, PhD

Physical Therapy

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

David Mack, PhD

Rehabilitation Sciences

University of Washington

Thomas Rando, MD, PhD

Neurology and Neurological Sciences

Stanford University and VAPAHS

Carmen Terzic, MD, PhD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The Mayo Clinic

Kimberly S. Topp, PhD, PT, FAAA

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

University of California, San Francisco

Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FAHA

Rehabilitation Medicine

Emory University