Deepan Kamaraj Graduate Student
Dr. Deepan C Kamaraj, MD is currently a graduate student researcher with the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology (RST), School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh.
He received his M.B.B.S. from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, India and has worked as a primary care physician in India for several years before joining HERL as a graduate student researcher, in pursuit of his Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Science & Technology. He started his doctoral studies in 2012 with University of Pittsburgh under the mentorship of Dr. Brad Dicianno and Dr. Rory Cooper.
He is interested in studying the applications of virtual reality and gaming based technology within the realm of rehabilitation sciences. Specifically, his doctoral dissertation work focuses on using virtual reality based technology to develop power wheelchair driving assessment and training tools for newer power wheelchair users.