Affiliated Projects

Advanced Research Training Program

This project is an advanced rehabilitation research training program for individuals with advanced degrees who are committed to a career in rehabilitation research with a focus on neurobehavioral recovery and intervention. Read more

Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering (CERSE)

CERSE fosters transdisciplinary rehabilitation research and training at VCU that will lead to cutting-edge translational outcomes. Read more

Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA

The Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VaMc) is one of Va’s leading medical centers and serves as tertiary care referral center. This 1.2 million square foot facility is home to the latest and most sophisticated medical equipment and facilities for health care delivery for our nation’s Heroes. Read more

Long-term Impact of Military-relevant Brain Injury Consortium-Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (LIMBIC-CENC)

The Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium, or CENC, is a federally funded research project devised to address the long-term effects of mild traumatic brain injury in military service personnel and veterans. Read more

National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership, and Telecommuting

The purpose of this Center is to build the capacity of Federal and State public agencies and private entities to support people with disabilities in achieving self-employment, business ownership, or telecommuting as employment outcomes. Read more

Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers

The mission of Sheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Hospital is to provide comprehensive physical rehabilitation of the highest caliber with compassion and respect, to enhance the quality of life to those persons experiencing disabilities, and to offer financial assistance to those in need. Read more

Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (TBI Model System)

The VCU Model System of care provides comprehensive, coordinated inpatient and outpatient care for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Read more

VCU School of Education’s Department of Counseling and Special Education

The School of Education’s Department of Counseling and Special Education blends top-tier, accredited programs in counselor education as well as special education and disability policy to create a unique and interdisciplinary academic environment for students and faculty alike. Read more

VCU Scientific Review Committee (SRC)

The Scientific Review Committee (SRC) at VCU was formed to provide study design, analytic planning and operational feasibility review of clinical research before IRB review. This initiative is being led by Dr. David Cifu (Chair) with the SRC membership ranks being filled by prominent VCU researchers. Read more

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD)

VBPD serves as Virginia's Developmental Disabilities (DD) Council. DD Councils are in every state and territory of the United States. They work for the benefit of individuals with DD and their families to identify needs and help develop policies, programs and services that will meet these needs in a manner that respects dignity and independence. Read more

Virginia Spinal Cord Injury Outreach and Services Database (VASCI)

The Virginia Spinal Cord Injury Outreach and Services Database is a collaboration with VCU's Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering (CERSE), Sheltering Arms Hospital, McGuire VA Medical Center, United Spinal Associations of Virginia, Sportable, Paralyzed Veterans of America, and Wilson Workforce Rehabilitation Center. Read more

Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Employment (VRTAC-QE)

The Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Employment's (VRTAC-QE) goal is to increase the knowledge and skills of state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies and community partners that help people with disabilities achieve quality employment and career advancement, with emphasis on competitive integrated employment.

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