Laurel Buxbaum, PsyD, associate director of MRRI, director of the MRRI Cognition and Action Lab, and research professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Jefferson University has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Neurorehabilitation (ASNR).
Dr. Buxbaum will share with ASNR her expertise in the interface between cognition and motor control, patient-based cognitive neuroscience, and neurorehabilitation assessment and treatment. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the James S. McDonnell Foundation, and the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research.
ASNR was founded in 1990 to advance clinical care as well as basic and clinical research of patients with chronic neurological disabilities. “I’m looking forward to supporting the outstanding mission of ASNR,” Buxbaum said. “ASNR’s meetings, mentorship, and high-quality scientific journal (Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair) all facilitate rigorous basic and clinical research, so the values of the organization align very closely with the mission of MRRI and MossRehab.”
Dr. Buxbaum’s three-year term begins immediately.
Learn more about Dr. Buxbaum and her work in neurorehabilitation.