Stephen J. Page, Ph.D., F.A.H.A.
Dr. Page is Director of Research and Associate Professor in the Departments of Rehabilitation Sciences, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurosciences, all at the University of Cincinnati Academic Medicine Center. Dr. Page is also Director of the Motor Recovery Laboratory at Drake Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Page is the author of over 50 peer reviewed articles and has made over 80 national and international professional presentations. Currently, Dr. Page is the principal investigator of 4 grants funded by the National Institutes of Health, site PI for 2 FDA trials of new rehabilitative devices for stroke patients and PI of several other grants. Virtually all of Dr. Page's work focuses on restoring movement after stroke.
Dr. Page graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from the College of Wooster, completed a Master of Science Degree at Ball State University and graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Motor Learning and Control from The University of Tennessee. At both Ball State and Tennessee, Dr. Page was recognized as Outstanding Graduate Student. Dr. Page also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in rehabilitation research at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. In 2002, Dr. Page received the Early Career Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), was named a fellow of the Research Consortium of AAHPERD, and is a fellow of the American Stroke Association. In February 2006, Dr. Page and his team received the HealthCare Hero Award, given annually by the Cincinnati Business Courier to recognize outstanding work with the uninsured. In October, 2006, Dr. Page received the first ever Deborah Wilkerson Early Career Award, presented by the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and, in 2007, received a certificate of appreciation for his work from the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Joel Stein, M.D.
Dr. Joel Stein is the Simon Baruch Professor and Chair at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Professor and Chief of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Physiatrist-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Stein obtained his B.A. degree at Columbia University and M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Stein completed residency training in PM&R at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Stein has authored or co-authored over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles as well as over 15 books, reviews and book chapters. Dr. Stein's medical practice is devoted to the care and rehabilitation of stroke survivors. Dr. Stein's research has focused on the use of the use of innovative technologies to facilitate exercise and recovery after stroke.
Steve Williams, M.D.
Dr. Williams is the Chief and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Boston Medical Center and holds the faculty rank of Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Williams is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and subspecialty certified in Spinal Cord Medicine. Dr. Williams is the Principal Investigator of the New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center's Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems Grant from the National Institute's on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR). In addition, Dr. Williams holds grants from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) focusing on the prevention of secondary effects from paralysis and a grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation (CDRF) to study body weight supported Locomotor Training as part of the CDRF's NeuroRecovery Network. Dr. Williams specialized interests include activity based therapies and functional recovery, prevention of the secondary effects of paralysis, consumer education and advocacy and emerging technologies in rehabilitation.
Anne Burleigh Jacobs, PT, Ph.D.
Anne Burleigh Jacobs, PT, PhD earned her physical therapy degree from the University of Colorado in 1985 and a doctorate in Neuroscience and Physiology from the Oregon Health Sciences University in 1995. Dr. Jacobs’ research and clinical interests over the past 25 years have focused on the role of sensory and motor interactions for recovery of standing balance, ambulation, and reaching movements post neurological injury. Dr. Jacobs was a co-founder of the Peninsula Stroke Association, and currently specializes in post-stroke recovery through her private practice, provides research consultation to technology companies and teaches neuroscience and movement science courses in a variety of forums. Dr. Jacobs was a contributor to the textbook Neuroscience: Fundamentals for Rehabilitation, and she has lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to neuroscience, recovery of sensory-motor function, and motor learning.