Dr.Michelle Meade


Plenary Speaker:
Michelle A. Meade, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor with tenure in the University of Michigan (UM) Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a rehabilitation psychologist, she conducts research with, provides clinical services to, and advocates for individuals with SCI and other physical disabilities.  Dr. Meade is the PI and Director of the UM Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) Technology Increasing Knowledge: Technology Optimizing Choice (TIKTOC) which is focused on developing and evaluating mobile technologies to enhance health management and independence among adolescents and young adults with disabilities. She is also PI or Co-I on several other grants, including the UM SCI Model Systems and a Department of Defense study looking at resilience among individuals with SCI.  Her primary research interests focus around self-management and enhancing health and participation, and reducing health care disparities and costs, among individuals with disabilities through identification of modifiable factors; development and validation of culturally relevant interventions; and implementation of tailored dissemination and knowledge translation strategies.

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Paralyzed Veterans of America
6th Annual Summit + Expo
August 30 - September 1, 2016
Orlando, FL 32821

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Paralyzed Veterans of America has a long track record in helping to change lives and build brighter futures for all people who live with SCI and related diseases, such as MS. We look forward to partnering with you to hurry history in this vitally important area of medicine and health care.

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For general information about the Summit + Expo, including registration, please contact us at:

  • summit@pva.org
  • 1-800-424-8200
  • 801 Eighteenth Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20006-3517