Staff List

Executive Staff

Rory A. Cooper, Director
Brad Dicianno, Medical Director
Michael L. Boninger, Senior Associate Medical Director
Alicia M. Koontz
, Associate Director for Research
Jon Pearlman, Associate Director for Product Innovation and Translation
Garrett Grindle, Assistant Director for Engineering
Stacy Eckstein, Assistant Director for Clinical and Regulatory Affairs

Faculty

Jennifer Collinger, Research Biomedical Engineer
Rosemarie Cooper
, Clinical Coordinator
Theresa M. Crytzer, Assistant Professor 
Dan Ding
, Rehabilitation Scientist
Mary Goldberg, Education & Outreach Project Director/Assistant Professor
Lynn Worobey, Research Assistant Professor  

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Cheng-Shiu Chung
Hyun Ka
Mahender Mandala

Staff

Nancy Augustine, ISWP Project Manager
Andrea Bagay
, Administrative Officer
Emily Bird, Research Coordinator
Josh Brown, Electronics Engineer
Nikitha Deepak, Clinical Coordinator
Bianca DeRise, Assistant to the Director
Ian Eckstein, Clinical Coordinator Assistant
Benjamin Gebrosky, Testing Engineer
Matt Hannan, Veteran Mentor
Debbie Harrington, Clinical Coordinator
Khara James, Clinical Coordinator
Krithika Kandavel, ISWP Research and Training Coordinator
James Joseph, Veteran Mentor
Michael Lain, Information Dissemination Coordinator
Matt LandisStaff/Computer Engineer
Josh Marino, Veteran Mentor
Mark McCartney, Machinist
Kim Robinson, ISWP Project Assistant
Terence Washington, Program Support Assistant
Ron Wesolowski, Program Support/IT Specialist
Randy Williams, Lead Education & Outreach Coordinator
Chelsey Young, Technical Assistant 
Christina Kelsey Zigler, Statistician 

Graduate Students

Saleh Alqahtani
Sarah Bass
Yohali Burrola-Mendez
Jorge Luis Candiotti
RuiMin Chia
Brandon Daveler
Andrew Drilak
Jonathan Duvall
Mark Greenhalgh
Kaila Grenier
Noha Halawani
Hervens Jeannis
Deepan Kamaraj
Hailee Kulich
Anand Mhatre
Alexandra Miles
Joseph Ott
Stephanie Rigot
Andrea Sundaram
KaLai Tsang
Akhila Veerubhotla
Lin Wei
Haoran Zhao

Contact us

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
6425 Penn Avenue, Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Email: herl@shrs.pitt.edu
Phone: 412-822-3700
Fax: 412-822-3699