Interests: brain-computer interface (BCI), spinal cord injury, neurorehabilitation, assistive technology

Jennifer Collinger, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh and a Research Biomedical Engineer at the VA R&D Center of Excellence. Dr. Collinger received her PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh in April 2009. Her doctoral work focused on the prevention of upper limb injuries in manual wheelchair users.

Dr. Collinger’s current research is related to neurorehabilitation and brain-computer interface technology for individuals with motor impairments due to spinal cord injury and disease.

Dr. Collinger’s publications

Dr. Collinger’s research is conducted at hRNEL

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2013
Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award; The Clinical Research Forum
2012
Breakthrough Award; Popular Mechanics Magazine
2010
Excellence in Research Writing, Honorable Mention; Association of Academic Physiatrist (AAP)