Director of Clinical Trials and Research
Case Western Reserve University
Anne Bryden PhD, OTR/L is the Director of Clinical Trials and Research for the Institute for Functional Restoration (IFR) of Case Western Reserve University, a non-profit organization with the mission of restoring function to people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and other paralytic disorders. Anne received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Cleveland State University in 1991, and PhD in Sociology from Case Western Reserve University in 2020. Anne has over 25 years of experience specializing in upper limb management of people with tetraplegia. Her research interests include upper extremity assessment, surgical interventions, outcomes measurement, and the social determinants of health and wellness in people with chronic, physical disability. Anne’s doctoral work in Sociology at Case Western Reserve University focuses on the utility of human rights discourse to frame the barriers and limitations experienced by people with disabilities in attaining services and technology to improve quality of life.
Sunday, September 26, 2021
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET