The Catholic University of America

Center for Applied Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Research (CABRR)


Name Location Phone Email Title

Elaine Bochniewicz, MS

NRH room #1053 202-877-1951
Graduate Student
Kathy Brady, PT NRH room # 1091 202-877-1022 Physical Therapist
Dave Brennan, MBE NRH room #1071 202-877-1963 CUA Faculty and Senior Research Engineer
Ji Chen, MS NRH room #1261 PhD student
Tianyao Chen NRH room #1261 PhD student
Michael Harris-Love, DSc, MPT NRH room #1074 202-877-1091 Research Scientist

Joe Hidler, PhD

NRH room #1060


Senior Research Scientist

Rich Keller NRH room #1090 202-877-1085 Research Engineer
Sahana Kukke, PhD   202-319-5466 CUA Faculty and Research Scientist
Sang Wook Lee, PhD NRH room #1261  202-319-6218

CUA Faculty and Research Scientist
Peter Lum, PhD NRH room #1091 202-877-1091  202-319-5657 CUA Faculty and CABRR Director
Diane Nichols, PT NRH room #1256 202-877-1904 Physical Therapist
Susan Ryerson, PT, DSc NRH room #1261 202-877-1889 Research Scientist
Billy Vermillion, MS NRH room #1053 PhD student


CABRR Departures

Name Current Title Location  Email
Hoi Nguyen, PhD  


Lindsey Bellini, MS


Medical Project Engineer
University of Danang
41 Le Duan, Danang, Vietnam
Val Tech, Rochester, NY
iian Black, MS PhD Graduate Student Florida International University
Danika Coaplin   CALIBRE  
Tony Metzger, PhD Clinical Engineer Naval Medical Logistics  Command
Elizabeth Brokaw, PhD Senior Research Scientist MITRE Corp  
Brendan Gilmore, MS
Biomedical Engineer Aretech, LLC
Sasha Blue Godfrey PhD Post-Doc Department of
Advanced Robotics, Istituto Italiano di
Tecnologia, Via Morego, 30, 16163, Genoa, Italy.
Tobias Nef, PhD

 Prof., Group Head


Universität Bern: ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering ResearchGerontechnology and Rehabilitation
Theresa Murray, BS Graduate Student

Northwestern University Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Chris Schabowsky, PhD Biomedical Engineer GRECC, Veterans Affairs Medical Health Care System - Baltimore



Laboratories Location Phone
Robotics Lab NRH room #1261 202-877-1889
Biodex Lab NRH room #1053 202-877-1951
Mechatranics Lab NRH room #1054 202-877-1548
Murtha Lab NRH room #1052 202-877-1061

Complete NRH research directory

Center for Applied Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Research (CABRR)
National Rehabilitation Hospital
102 Irving Street, NW
Washington DC 20010

Main Phone: 202-877-1889