Research, Education and Training Activities

RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES 
National Rehabilitation Hospital
Clinical training in disability and rehabilitation studies
Washington, DC
2005-2008
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
Postdoctoral Training
(An Integrated Theory of Mental Representations – in collaboration with Dr. Lev Vekker)
Fairfax, Virginia
1995–1998
ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, INSTITUTE OF PSYCHOLOGY
(Accredited in the U.S.A.)
Ph.D. in General and Personality Psychology
Moscow, Russia
1993
UNIVERSITY OF HUMANITIES
(Accredited in the U.S.A.)
B.S. and M.S. in Information Science and Human-Computer Interactions
Moscow, Russia
1983
WASHINGTON DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER (DCVAMC)
WELL-BEING LITERACY, MULTIMEDIA EDUCATION, & PSYCHOSOCIAL RESEARCH PROGRAM (WeLL)

Director (WeLL), Mental Health Services/Rehabilitation Services/Research Services
Washington, DC
July 2013-present
SIMULATION AND TRAINING LABORATORY (SiTEL) of MEDSTAR HEALTH
Scientific Director
Washington, DC
2012-2013
MEDSTAR HEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE
WELL-BEING LITERACY, MULTIMEDIA EDUCATION & PSYCHOSOCIAL RESEARCH PROGRAM (WeLL)
Scientific Director
Washington, DC
2007-present
MEDSTAR NATIONAL REHABILIATION NETWORK
Training Director, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on SCI
Washington, DC
2005-2007
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
Washington, DC
2009 – present
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Research Faculty, Department of Psychology
Washington, DC
1998-present
RESEARCH INSTITUTE ON AGING
Project Director/Research Associate
Rockville, MD
1999-2003
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology
Fairfax, VA
1995-1998