Congrats Sahel & Weiwei!

Two of our DPQoL graduate students recently won awards! Sahel has won one of the two Kathleen M. Haywood Graduate Kinesiology Scholarship Fund awards. Established byDr. Kathleen Haywood, a retired professor in physical education, and internationally known scholar of motor development, this award is to support graduate students studying kinesiology or physical education. Weiwei has won the Benjamin H. […]

DPQoL Spotlight: Dr. Jaewon Kang

About Jaewon: Hometown: Seoul, South Korea DPQoL Involvement: We’re using technology to support people with mobility disabilities. For example, we’re using digital home assistants like Amazon Alexa and smart devices to improve the lives of older adults with mobility disabilities. We’re also developing an app with Georgia Tech to detect falls in people who use […]

American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) 2023 Conference

On November 1, 2023, Dr. Jaewon Kang, a Postdoctoral Research Associate, delivered a research poster presentation at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) 2023 Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The ACRM Annual Conference is renowned as the world’s largest interdisciplinary rehabilitation research event. Her presentation focused on the research project titled “Voice-Activated Digital Assistants to […]

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 […]