Holly Cohen is the program manager of assistive technology and the driving rehabilitation program at NYU Langone Health. She is an Occupational Therapist with over 25 years of experience. She also is an adjunct professor at New York University where she teaches occupational therapy and engineering students on the importance of accessibility and adaptability in everyday technology. Additionally, she has lectured both nationally and internationally on the importance of assistive technology to improve function and quality of life for users.
The following items were discussed in Part 1: Determining the ability of patients to use various forms of assistive technology; examples of the kinds of assistive technology employed in providing care to patients; kinds of patients treated; treatment offered in the clinical setting and by telehealth; if patients ever abandon using assistive devices; whether patients influence the kinds of assistive technology used; use of a patient group-based treatment approach; emerging technology; and key lessons learned in improving patient care.
This is an exciting year for RUSK, celebrating our 75th anniversary! As part of our celebration, we are hosting a number of events including our Research Symposium, podcasts, and interviews. Our content continues to cover a wide range of topics within PM&R, and this particular segment includes special Rusk 75th Anniversary episodes featuring Rusk leadership, faculty, and residents.
This is the third of three special episodes...
Dr. Lindsey Gurin specializes in Dementia & Alzheimer's, Neuropsychiatry and is Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, an Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry at NYU Grossman School of Medicine ,and an Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine She is also Director of both the Neurology/Psychiatry Residency Program and Behavioral Neurology, NYU Langone Orthopedics Hospital.
Dr. Prin Amorapanth is an Assistant Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine . He completed his residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Rehab Medicine and his fellowship at NYU Langone Medical Center, Brain Injury Medicine.
Dr. Jessica Rivetz is currently a resident physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabiitation at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and will be applying for her fellowship in brain injury medicine.