The Catholic University of America

Joe Hidler, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

hidler@aretechllc.com

CEO
Aretech, LLC
21730 Red Rum Drive, Suite 112
Ashburn Technology Park
Ashburn, VA 20147

National Rehabilitation Hospital
Room 1060
102 Irving Street NW
Washington DC 20010
(202) 877-1892

 

Research Interests

Development of rehabilitation robotic devices; studying motor impairment in stroke and spinal cord injury; developing new rehabilitation strategies for improving functional outcomes in individuals with lower extremity impairments.
 

Degrees

  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2001
  • M.S. Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 1996
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 1994

Honors and Awards

  • Provost Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarship, Catholic University, 2006
  • Charles H. Kamen Award for Excellence in Teaching (2003) and Research (2005), Catholic University
  • Best Poster Presentation, American Spinal Injury Association Annual Meeting, 2003.

Representative Publications

  • J. Ramella-Roman and J. Hidler, "The impact of autonomic dysreflexia on blood flow and skin response in individuals with spinal cord injury." Journal on Advanced Optical Technologies. In Press.
  • J. Hidler, L. Hamm, A. Lichy and S. Groah, "Automating activity-based interventions: the role of robotics", Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development Special Issue, 45(2): 337-344, 2008.
  • S. J. Lee and J. Hidler, "Biomechanics of treadmill versus over-ground walking in healthy individuals", J Appl Physiol, 104(3):747-755, 2008.

Hobbies

Tennis, spending time with family, and drinking coffee and relaxing at Einstein Bagels