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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Powered Person Transfer System
Principal Investigator:

Rory A. Cooper

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2019 - August 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $206,114
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Technology to assist with mobility and transfers are among the most important tools that can be used to promote wellness, independence, community participation, and quality of life. For Veterans with disabilities (VwD) involving both the upper and lower extremities, there are few systems that provide practical and coordinated assistance with mobility and transfer tasks. We are leading an ongoing nationwide survey of individuals with disabilities (including Veterans) who use assistive technology...

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