Faculty

Core Faculty

Cifu

David X. Cifu, M.D.

Herman J. Flax, M.D. Professor and chairman
Clinical – PM&R
Administration, brain injury, geriatrics
david.cifu@vcuhealth.org
(804) 828-4230

Wehman

Paul Wehman, Ph.D.

Director of Research
Chair, Division of Rehabilitation Research
Vice chairman for research
Clinical – supported employment
Administration, return to work, BI
paul.wehman@vcuhealth.org
(804) 827-0581

Affiliate Faculty

Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, Ph.D. ABPP, FACRM  
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Director, Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology

Brian T. McMahon, Ph.D., CRC, NCC, CCM
Associate Dean of Research, School of Allied Health Professions, Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

William Walker, M.D.
Ernst & Helga Prosser Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Antonio Abbate, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Edmund 0. Acevedo, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

Ananda Amstadter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Amy J. Armstrong, Ph.D., CRC
Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

Gloria Bazzoli, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Health Administration

Clarence Biddle, Ph.D., CRNA
Professor and Director of Research, Department of Nurse Anesthesiology

Dixie H. Bowman, PT, DPT, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Matthew Bogenschutz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

William Broaddus, M.D., Ph.D.
Hoard Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Gretchen Brophy, Pharm.D.
Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

William Carter, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Raymond Colello, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Albert Copolillo, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

Benjamin Darter, PT, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Diane Dodd-Mccue, DBA
Associate Professor, Department of Patient Counseling

Cecil B. Drain, Ph.D., CRNA, FAAN, FASAHP
Dean, School of Allied Health Professions, Professor, Department of Nurse Anesthesia

Stacey Dusing, Ph.D., PT, PCS
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Ronald Evans, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

Warren Felton, Ill, M.D.
Chair, Division of Neuro-ophthalmology, Associate Chair of Clinical Activities, Professor, Neurology and Ophthalmology

V. Ramana Feeser, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Cheryl Ford-Smith, PT, DPT, MS, NCS
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Tracey Gendron, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology

Tony Gentry, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

Donna L. Gilles, Ed.D.
Executive Director, Partnership for People with Disabilities, Associate Professor, Department of Special Education and Disability Policy

Carolyn E. Hawley, Ph.D., CRC
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

Christopher Hogan, M.D., FACEP
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Kathryn L. Holloway, M.D.
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Nancy H. Hsu, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Candace Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Health Nursing

Lori Keyser-Marcus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Jeong Han Kim, Ph.D., CRC
Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

Daniel Klyce, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Richard Kunz, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Shelly Lane, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Liangsuo Ma, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology

Jennifer Marwitz, MA
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

William 0. McKinley, M.D.
Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Emmy R. Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Ana Mills, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Gerald E. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

F. Gerard Moeller, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Eugenio Monasterio, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Director, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Allison Montpetitt, Ph.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems

Alfred Ochs, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Alia Marie O'Meara, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Andrew K. Ottens, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology

Dianne T.V. Pawluk, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Anthea Pepper, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Paul Perrin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Peter Pidcoe, PT, DPT, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Assistant Director, Engineering and Biomechanics Lab

Abu Qutubuddin, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Christine A. Reid, Ph.D., CRC
Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

Stacey Reynolds, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

Dennis J. Rivet, II, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Cynthia D. Rolston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Bruce K. Rubin, MEngr, M.D., MBA, FRCPC
Chair and Jessie Ball duPont Distinguished Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Mary Snyder Shall, PT, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Adam Sima, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics

Deborah L. Speece, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Development, School of Education, Professor, Department of Special Education and Disability Policy

Karen A. Steidle, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Joel Steinberg, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Director, Collaborative Advanced Research Imaging program

Dong Sun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Pamela Targett, M.Ed.
Research Associate, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center

Alexander Tartaglia, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean, School of Allied Health Professions, Kathering I. Lantz Professor, Department of Patient Counseling

Suzanne Taylor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Massey Cancer Center

Erdem Topsakal, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Alan Towne, M.D.
Professor, Department of Neurology

Alex Valadka, M.D.
Chair and Professor, Department of Neurosurgery

Benjamin W Van Tassell, PharmD, BCPS
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

Christopher C. Wagner, Ph.D., LCP, CRC
Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

E. Ayn Welleford, Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Gerontology

Michael West, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Special Education and Disability Policy

Paul A. Wetzel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dorsey Williams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy

Kelli Williams Gary, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

James Bjork, Ph.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Leah Farrell-Carnahan, Ph.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

George Gitchell, Ph.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Lance Goetz, M.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Ashraf Gorgey, Ph.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Brett B. Hart, M.D.
United States Navy

Tiffany Lewis, M.A.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Laura Manning-Franke, Ph.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Scott McDonald, Ph.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Douglas Murphy, M.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Melissa Oliver, M.Sc.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Ajit Pai, M.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Treven Pickett, Psy.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center

Lillian Flores-Stevens, Ph.D.
Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center