The Catholic University of America

David Brennan, MBE

Senior Research Engineer

National Rehabilitation Hospital
Room 1076
102 Irving Street NW
Washington DC 20010
(202) 877-1963

Research Interests

Development of innovative equipment and methods for delivering interactive computer-based treatment during traditional face-to-face and remote telerehabilitation sessions; graphical user interface design; human factors.



  • Master of Biomedical Engineering, Catholic University of America, 2000
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering, Catholic University of America, 1997

Related Experience/Service

  • Adjunct Lecturer, Catholic University of America School of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Chair, Telerehabilitation Special Interest Group, American Telemedicine Association

Representative Publications

  • Cernich, A., Brennan, D., Barker, L., Bleiberg, J. (2007). Sources of error in computerized neuropsychological assessment. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 22(S1), 39-48.
  • Brennan, D., Georgeadis, A., Baron, C., Barker, L. (2004). The effect of videoconference-based telerehab on story retelling performance by brain injured subjects and its implications for remote speech-language therapy. Telemedicine Journal and e-Health, 10(2), 147-154.
  • Brennan, D., Georgeadis, A., Baron, C. (2002). Telerehabilitation tools for the provision of remote speech-language treatment. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 8(4), 71-78.
  • Georgeadis, A., Brennan, D., Barker, L., Baron, C. (2004). Telerehabilitation and its effect on story retelling by adults with neurogenic impairments. Aphasiology, 18(5/6/7), 639-652.


Spending time his wife, Christina, and two daughters, Sarah and Emily; enjoying the outdoors; running, hiking, and camping.