Gerald Voelbel

Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy, Director of Rehabilitation Sciences

Gerald Voelbel

Phone: 212-998-5825

Curriculum Vitae/Syllabi:

Gerald Voelbel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy and Director of the Rehabilitation Sciences Doctoral Program. His main research interests focus on the neuropsychological deficits in neurological and psychiatric populations. An area of significant importance for Dr. Voelbel is the development of cognitive remediation techniques to improve cognitive deficits, such as processing speed, executive function and working memory in individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Dr. Voelbel investigates the remediation of the cognitive deficits as they relate to performing everyday tasks and psychological problems. An additional area of interest for Dr. Voelbel is the use of functional and structural imaging methods to identify biomarkers of cognitive deficits in concussions and in more severe traumatic brain injuries.

Academic Positions

Department of Occupational Therapy
The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
New York University
Assistant Professor (2008-Present)

Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine
New York University Langone Medical Center
Adjunct Assistant Professor (2011-Present)

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