Herb Ruffin, African American Studies Department Chair and associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed for the WURD-FM (Philadelphia) story about the “100th anniversary of the Tulsa massacre.” Ruffin, who is an expert on Black settlements in…
Medical journal features Q-and-A with BBI researcher
The March 2012 issue of Annals of Long-Term Care: Clinical Care and Aging features a Q-and-A with Marcia Scherer ’70, co-principal investigator for the Center on Effective Rehabilitation Technology (CERT) at the Burton Blatt Institute.
In the interview, Scherer discusses the importance and challenges of providing assistive technology to elders with cognitive impairment. She has authored or co-authored nine books including Assistive Technologies and Other Supports for People With Brain Impairment (January 2012).
Scherer and other CERT team members work to identify, document, and analyze models of rehabilitation and assistive technology shown to be effective in promoting successful employment outcomes for people with disabilities.