Director, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service
Department of Veterans Affairs
Washington, District of Columbia
Patricia A. Dorn, PhD, serves as Director for the Rehabilitation Research and Development (RR&D) Service in the Department of Veterans Affairs. In this role Dr. Dorn is engaged in all aspects of RR&D, an intramural research funding program that encompasses the diverse rehabilitation needs of Veterans. RR&D is sharply focused to advance scientific knowledge and foster innovations to maximize Veterans' functional independence and participation in their lives an community. Her background and training is in hearing science and audiology. She received degrees from Purdue University (PhD), The Ohio State University (MA) and Michigan State University (BA). Prior to joining the VA she was a research scientist at Boys Town National Research Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Dorn has taught courses in hearing science/audiology, trained and supervised audiology students, as well as provided audiology clinical services to persons of all ages.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Monday, September 27, 2021
3:10 PM – 4:25 PM ET