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Marcel Dijkers, PhD

About Me

Dr. Dijkers is senior investigator in the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai. He is the research director of the New York Spinal Cord Injury Model System. He also is the principal investigator on a CDC-funded project to develop a Web site to help people with cognitive challenges interact with the health care system.

Dr. Dijkers is Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Previously he was Manager of Research at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan and Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Wayne State University.

Dr. Dijkers has published more than 60 articles and chapters on the social and functional consequences of SCI/TBI, the delivery of health services for these conditions, outcome measurement, and methodological and statistical issues in rehabilitation research.