Healthy Aging and Functional Ability Lab

We believe that age is just a number and promote healthy aging by helping older adults engage in activities that are valuable to their health and independence. Our research goal is to increase disability-free life expectancy for older adults by developing, testing, and implementing evidence-based programs.

Director: Chiung-ju (CJ) Liu, PhD, OTR/L, FGSA

Dr. Liu sitting at a table with research participant

Positive Transitions to Adulthood Lab

To advance, through research and education, the evidence and practices for promoting and improving the participation, health, and wellbeing of young people with developmental neuropsychological differences during the transition to adulthood.

Director: Consuelo Kreider, PhD, OTR/L

Dr. Consuelo Kreider with her students

RTI Driving Simulator Lab

Human factors research and clinical services have been just a couple uses of the lab. Interested in learning how you could make use of the driving simulator?

Manager: Mr. Jason Rogers

The operator station, which controls and observes simulation in progress.

Sensory Development Lab

Research in Sensory Development Lab combines neuroimaging with clinical assessments of sensory and motor functions to better understand longitudinal development of sensorimotor functions and its impact on childhood and adolescent conditions.

Director: Stefanie Bodison, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

group of people holding hands


Technology for Occupational Performance Lab

The TOP lab focuses on optimizing function for people with disabilities through the use of technology, robotics, and smart devices.

Director: Hongwu Wang, PhD

Dr. Hongwu Wang demonstrates using wheelchair in lab space with motion capture cameras.