TIGRR Leadership

Leadership Team



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Edelle (Edee) Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA (Co-Principal Investigator)

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.



Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley

Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, PT, PhD, FAPTA (Co-Principal Investigator)

Dr. Stevens-Lapsley has over 20 years of rehabilitation research experience, from exploring gene therapies in rodent models to implementing pragmatic clinical trials. Her research has been continuously funded since 2008 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and Veterans Administration (VA) totaling ~$20 million dollars. She is focused on identifying, integrating, and advancing innovative evidence-based medicine solutions for older adult rehabilitation through highly effective research methods and partnerships. She is a Professor and Director of the Rehabilitation Science PhD Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, and she is also the Associate Director for Research for the Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center within the Eastern Colorado VA Healthcare System. 

Executive Committee

Rick Segal

Richard (Rick) L. Segal, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Daniel Corcos

Daniel Corcos, PhD

Gregory Hicks

Gregory Hicks, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Kat Steele

Katherine M. Steele, PhD, MS

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