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Scherer, Marcia

Marcia Scherer

Ph.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.R.M.

  • Affiliation: University of Rochester

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.

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