People

NCAN Leaders
Jonathan Wolpaw, M.D.

NCAN Director
Research Physician
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-473-3631
Gerwin Schalk, Ph.D.

NCAN Deputy Director
Research Scientist
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-486-2559
NCAN Scientific Advisory Board
William Z. Rymer, MD, PhD

Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physiology
Vice President for Research at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty-profiles/az/profile.html?xid=13635
Kip A. Ludwig, Ph.D.

Associate Director of Technology
Neural Engineering Laboratory
Mayo Clinic Rochester

http://www.mayo.edu/research/labs/neural-engineering
Hilton Kaplan, MBBCh FCSSA PhD

Associate Research Professor
New Jersey Center for Biomaterials
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

http://www.njbiomaterials.org/Leadership.htm
Charles J. Robinson, DSc

Professor, Herman L Shulman Endowed Chair
Director of the Center for Rehabilitation Engineering Science & Technology
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Clarkson University

https://www.clarkson.edu/node/6921
Carolee J. Winstein, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Professor of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
Laboratory of Motor Behavior and Neurorehabilitation
University of Southern California

http://pt.usc.edu/winstein/
NCAN Administration
Sue Heckman, MS OT/L, MS Ed.
NCAN Administrator

Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-486-4920
Diane M. Ray
Administrative Assistant

Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-402-5790
NCAN TR&D Leaders
Dennis McFarland, Ph.D.

TR&D 2 Leader
Research Scientist
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-473-4680
Xiang Yang Chen, Ph.D.

TR&D 1 Leader
Research Scientist
Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-486-4916
NCAN Staff
Jonathan Carp, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-408-1752
Yi Chen, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-474-7993
Lawrence J. Crowther, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Associate

Center for Medical Science

518-402-4980
Lynn M. McCane, M.S.
Research Scientist

Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-473-0772
Theresa Vaughan, B.A.
Research Scientist

Wadsworth Center
New York State Department of Health

518-486-4911
Collaborators
Anthony L. Ritaccio, M.D., FAAN, FANA

J. Spencer Standish
Professor of Neurology
and Neurosurgery,
Director of Epilepsy
and Human Brain Mapping Program,
Director of Clinical
Neurophysiology Laboratory,
Vice Chairman of
Department of Neurology
Albany Medical College

518-262-5226
Peter Brunner, M.S., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Albany Medical College
Center for Medical Science

518-402-2743
Post-Doctoral Associates
Adriana de Pesters, Ph.D.

Room 2013
Center for Medical Science
150 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208

1 (518) 408-2004