Gerald Voelbel, PhD

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences Program Director

Education

  • PhD Rutgers University, Psychology
  • MS Rutgers University, Psychology
  • BA Rutgers University, Psychology

Research Interests

  • Investigations of cognitive impairment associated with concussions and other brain injuries
  • Investigations of cognitive remediation methods to improve cognitive deficits and functional impairments in neurological and psychiatric populations
  • Functional and structural neuroimaging tools to identify biomarkers associated with cognitive impairment and cognitive rehabilitation

Grants and Awards

  • Principal Investigator: “Cognitive Remediation for Individuals with Chemotherapy Induced Cognitive Impairment.” NYU, Steinhardt Challenge IDEA Grant. Funded: September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014
  • Co-Investigator: “Prospective Longitudinal Study of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)-Analysis Using Modern Imaging, Neurocognitive and Psychological Testing.” Department of Defense. Funded: September 2011 – August 2013
  • Principal Investigator: “Speed of Processing Training for Traumatic Brain Injury.” New York University Research Challenge Fund. Funded: May 15, 2010 – May 31, 2012
  • Co-Investigator: “Neurocognitive function and cerebral perfusion in cardiac surgery.” (R-21) National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Funded: September 2010 – August 2012
  • Co-Investigator: “Closed-loop fDOT imaging system for TBI.” Small Business Technology Transfer Grant Applications (Phase II, STTR). National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Funded: September 30, 2007 – September 30, 2010
  • Principal Investigator: “Functional near infrared spectroscopy of mild TBI.” Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Fellowship (F32), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). Funded: August 1, 2006 – July 31, 2008

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