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
Nitin Sharma, Faculty
George F. Wittenberg, Faculty
Lynn Worobey, Research Assistant Professor  

International Faculty

Eliana Ferretti
Jongbae Kim
Hisaichi Ohnabe
Lucas HV van der Woude
Jue Wang

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Jorge Luis Candiotti
Cheng-Shiu Chung
Jonathan Duvall
Hyun Ka
Mahender Mandala
Anand Mhatre

Staff

Nancy Augustine, ISWP Project Manager
Andrea Bagay
, Administrative Officer
Emily Bird, Research Coordinator
Ann Bridge, Shop Staff
Josh Brown, Electronics Engineer
Nikitha Deepak, Clinical Coordinator
Megan D'Innocenzo, Clinical Coodinator
Ian Eckstein, Clinical Coordinator Assistant
Benjamin Gebrosky, Testing Engineer
Debbie Harrington, Clinical Coordinator
Rachel Hibbs, Clinical Research Associate
Connor Himich, Assistant to the Director
Krithika Kandavel, ISWP Research and Training Coordinator
James Joseph, Veteran Mentor
Michael Lain, Information Dissemination Coordinator
Matt LandisComputer Engineer
Josh Marino, Veteran Mentor
Mark McCartney, Machinist
Shawn O'Donnell, Shop Staff
Kim Robinson, ISWP Project Assistant
Terence Washington, Program Support Assistant
Ron Wesolowski, Program Support/IT Specialist
Randy Williams, Lead Education & Outreach Coordinator
Christina Kelsey Zigler, Statistician 

Graduate Students

Saleh Alqahtani
Sarah Bass
Yohali Burrola-Mendez
Brandon Daveler
Mark Greenhalgh
Kaila Grenier
Deepan Kamaraj
Hailee Kulich
Alexandra Miles
Joseph Ott
Stephanie Rigot
Jeff Ruffing
Sivashankar Sivakanthan

Andrea Sundaram
KaLai Tsang
Stephanie Vasquez
Akhila Veerubhotla
Lin Wei

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