Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.R.M.
Marcia Scherer, Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.R.M., is Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She has more than 20 years of distinguished activities as a researcher, educator, evaluator, and developer of new tools and methods to improve awareness of, access to, and favorable outcomes from assistive technology. Dr. Scherer has a Ph.D. in Family and Work Life Studies from the University of Rochester and a M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from State University of New York at Buffalo. She is the author of Assistive Technology in the Workplace (2007) and the editor of Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, a journal of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.
Within the past 24 months, I or one of my “immediate family members” received personal compensation for the following: I have been compensated as a keynote or plenary speaker at several national and international conferences and also had travel costs covered; Editor, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology; Royalties from Springer Publishing Co. for, Assistive Technologies and Other Supports for People with Brain Impairment; RERC on Advancing Cognitive Technologies, RERC on Technology Increasing Knowledge, Technology Optimizing Choices (TIKTOC), NIDRR-funded Project Career: Development of an Interprofessional Demonstration to Support the Transition of Students with Traumatic Brain Injuries; President, Institute for Matching Person & Technology, Inc. IMPT provides educational materials and services and would actually help with the dissemination of the Guidelines.
Within the past 24 months and during the three-year course of the project under consideration, I or one of my immediate family members received or will receive financial or material research support or compensation from the following: NIDRR; Burton Blatt Institute of Syracuse University; University of Rochester Medical Center.