ASCIP Conference

Dr. Rice and graduate student Weiwei Li presented at this year’s Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (ASCIP) Conference held in San Diego, California. Their noble mission of improving the health and well-being of individuals with spinal cord injuries/disabilities (SCI/D). The conference accomplishes this through advanced interdisciplinary education, fostering professional development, and advancing scientific research. […]

Dr. Laura Rice and Sahel Moein at the PVA Conference

Dr. Laura Rice, the director of the DPQoL lab, and her graduate student Sahel Moein presented the findings of their research at the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Summit and Expo in Orlando, Florida, on August 17, 2023. Their platform presentation concentrated on risk factors associated with fear of falling and fall-related injuries among individuals […]

Fall Management in Wheelchair Users (FaMe)

We are conducting a study with full wheelchair and scooter users 18 years old and older to examine the effectiveness of a fall detection device designed specifically for wheelchair and scooter users. Falls are a common occurrence among wheelchair and scooter users. Studies show that around 30-50% of wheelchair users have experienced significant injuries resulting […]