Leadership

Center Director

Gordon S. Mitchell, PhD
Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions

Associate Center Director

David D. Fuller, PhD
Professor
Director, PhD in Rehabilitation Science Program
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions

Center Assistant Director

Katherine Casey-Sawicki, MA
Assistant Director of CRRR/BREATHE and TRACS Programs
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions

Center Coordinator

Oriana Brunetti
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions

Center Steering Committee

Donald C. Bolser, PhD
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Physiological Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Erica A. Dale, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology and Functional Genomics
College of Medicine
Emily J. Fox, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions
David D. Fuller, PhD
Professor
Director, PhD in Rehabilitation Science Program
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Elisa Gonzalez-Rothi, DPT, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Erica Levitt, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
College of Medicine
Gordon S. Mitchell, PhD
Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Emily K. Plowman, PhD, CCC-SLP
Associate Professor
Clinical Research Director of CRRR/BREATHE
Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Barbara K. Smith, PT, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions
Ashley J. Smuder, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Physiology & Kinesiology
College of Health and Human Performance

Center Advisors

Jennifer L. Bizon, PhD
Professor
Department of Neuroscience
College of Medicine
Barry J. Byrne, MD, PhD
Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Pediatrics
Director of UF Powell Gene Therapy Center
College of Medicine
Todd Golde, MD, PhD
Professor and Director
Director of Evelyn F. and William L. McKnight Brain Institute
Center for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease
College of Medicine
Jada Lewis, PhD
Professor
Center for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease
College of Medicine
Michael S. Okun, MD
Professor and Chair of Neurology
Executive Director, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases
Lillian S. Wells Department of Neurosurgery
College of Medicine
Michael B. Reid, PhD
Professor and Dean
Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology
Dean of College of Health and Human Performance
Krista Vandenborne, PT, PhD
Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
College of Public Health and Health Professions