The Center for Advanced Systems and Engineering (CASE) has announced the hiring of Jeff Fuchsberg L’10 as its new director. Fuchsberg will contribute to the center’s strategic plan, overseeing the implementation of CASE’s goals while providing leadership and management of…
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.