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Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research

The Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research (CoHRR) brings together a comprehensive and well-rounded group of scholars at the Steinhardt School who investigate health, mental health, physical function, cognition, communication, physical activity, and nutrition to improve human function and participation. Additionally, CoHRR promotes inter-institute collaboration with researchers from other Steinhardt centers, Rusk Rehabilitation, NYU Langone Health, Tandon School, Courant Institute, and the Center for Neural Science. Our research results have been published in top-tier journals and presented at nationally and internationally recognized conferences.

Meet the current CoHRR Faculty Affiliates.

2024 Spring Research Showcase

CoHRR's 2024 research showcase will highlight student and postdoctoral research relevant to human health and rehabilitation, while also providing an opportunity for the Steinhardt community to connect around shared research interests.

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Presenter talks about their research project displayed on a large posterboard


The mission of the Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research is to generate and disseminate scientific knowledge to improve human health, functioning, participation, and quality of life among individuals, groups, and communities. The Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research fosters interdisciplinary collaboration that furthers basic, applied, and translational health research.

CoHRR Director

Adam Buchwald

Professor; Director, Center of Health and Rehabilitation Research