Dr. Field-Fote has 20+ years of funded research spanning the breadth of basic science and clinical rehabilitation studies. Her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since 1997, and other current studies in her lab are funded by the Department of Defense (DoD), and the National Institute on Independent Living, Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). Dr. Field-Fote is a member of the NIH National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research and is a past chair of the NIH Musculoskeletal and Rehabilitation Research Study Section. She directs the Spinal Cord Injury Research Laboratory at Shepherd Center and has academic appointments at Emory and Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Field-Fote has served as a mentor to junior faculty, post-doctoral trainees, and PhD students for over 2 decades, and has been a mentor in the intensive grant writing workshop (TIGRR, ERRIS) since 2008.