Amy J. Armstrong, Ph.D., C.R.C.
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
Dr. Armstrong is an associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has been involved in advocacy, education and employment issues related to individuals with disabilities for 25 years. Read full bio
David X. Cifu, M.D.
Chair and Professor of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Medical Director of the Rehabilitation and Research Center
Dr. Cifu is chair and professor of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and is medical director of the Rehabilitation and Research Center. He graduated from Boston University Medical School, and received his residency training and served on the teaching faculty at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Read full bio
Tony Gentry, Ph.D. OTR/L
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Director, Assistive Technology for Cognition Laboratory
Dr. Gentry is an assistant professor in the occupational therapy department at VCU. He received his BA in History and Literature from Harvard University, his MA in occupational therapy from New York University and his PhD in instructional technology from the University of Virginia. Read full bio
Cary Griffin, M.A.
Senior Partner, Griffin-Hammis Associates
Mr. Griffin is a Senior Partner at Griffin-Hammis Associates, a full service consultancy which specializes in building communities of economic cooperation, creating high performance organizations, and focuses on disability and employment. Read full bio
Rochelle Habeck, Ph. D., L.P.C., C.R.C.
Independent Research Consultant
Dr. Habeck received her Ph.D. in rehabilitation psychology from the University of Wisconsin. Until 1999, she was professor of rehabilitation counselor education at Michigan State University, where she taught courses related to vocational rehabilitation and conducted externally funded research projects related to disability and employment. Read full bio
Senior Partner, Griffin-Hammis Associates
Mr. Hammis is Senior Partner at Griffin-Hammis Associates, a full service consultancy which specializes in building communities of economic cooperation, creating high performance organizations, and focuses on disability and employment. Read full bio
Jeffrey Kreutzer, Ph.D., ABPP, FACRM
Director, Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology
Dr. Jeffrey S. Kreutzer completed his doctoral degree in Psychology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio (1982). He is a tenured (Full) Professor with appointments in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Medical College (VCUMC) of Virginia Campus in Richmond. Read full bio
William O. McKinley, M.D.
Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
Dr. McKinley is a professor and director of the residency program in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with special interests and expertise in spinal cord injury, electrodiagnosis and musculoskeletal rehabilitation and has been active in clinical research in SCI and pain assessment. Read full bio
Jessica McKinney-Ketchum, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Dr. McKinney-Ketchum is an Assistant Professor in VCU’s Department of Biostatistics. She has a BS in Math from New Mexico State and Ph.D. in Biostatistics from VCU. Dr. McKinney-Ketchum has extensive training & experience in database development, research methodology, and statistical analysis procedures. Read full bio
Brian T. McMahon, Ph.D., C.R.C., N.C.C., C.C.M.
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling
Dr. McMahon, a native of Chicago and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, is a full professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and holds appointments in four schools including the School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Read full bio
Peter Pidcoe, Ph.D., Rehabilitation Engineer
Dr. Pidcoe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. He holds a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and a DPT of Physical Therapy. He has affiliate appointments in both the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the School of Medicine. Read full bio
J. Erin Riehle, MSN, RN
Ms. Riehle is a recognized authority and national leader in promoting employment opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. She is a founder and Senior Director of Project SEARCH, an employment and transition program that has received national recognition for innovative practices pioneered under Ms. Riehle’s guidance. Read full bio