Senior Clinical Research Scientist
John Morris is a senior clinical research scientist and director of technology research and development programs at Shepherd Center, focusing on R&D for assistive and rehabilitation technology for people with all types of disability, and on user needs and usability of technology product and services. He leads several R&D projects for mobile software applications and clinical interventions based on mainstream consumer technology platforms, and directs several R&D projects focusing on user needs and usability for the LiveWell Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Community Living, Health and Function (LiveWell RERC). John also serves director of the Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC), a partnership with Microsoft to conduct ongoing product usability testing across the Microsoft portfolio. All these projects have resulted in peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, regulatory filings, and training and education curricula. Additionally, John has served as co-investigator for two collaborative projects with Kessler Foundation on clinical evaluation of caregiving skills and development of online training materials for paid caregivers of people with spinal cord injury. Prior to joining Shepherd Center, I worked for Oracle Corporation as a senior product development manager, designing and validating products and services, and was visiting assistant professor at the University of Connecticut. John also serves in leadership roles for the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), including serving as immediate past chair of the Technology Networking Group.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
12:35 PM – 1:50 PM ET