Wayne Gordon, PhD

Dr. Wayne Gordon

Wayne Gordon, PhD, ABPP/Cn, is the Jack Nash Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and associate director of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is a neuropsychologist and the director of the Mount Sinai Brain Injury Research Center. Recent Research has focused on cognitive rehabilitation and other types of behavioral interventions to improve the function of individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI), and examining the secondary conditions that are associated with TBI.

In 2009, he received the Robert L. Moody Prize for Distinguished Initiatives in Brain Injury Research and Rehabilitation.

Currently, he is a member of the Board of BIAA, th Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, the Brain Trauma Foundation, and the Sarah Jane Pediatric Brain Injury Foundation, and is past president of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

He has published more than 125 articles and book chapters and has presented nationally and internationally on his research. Dr. Gordon has served on peer review panels for NIH, CDC, NIDRR, DoD, and the VA. His work is currently funded via grants from NIH, CDC, and NIDRR. Dr. Gordon has served on two NIH study sections and served on peer review panels for CDC, NIDRR, and DoD. He has also served on an IOM panel examining the Federal TBI program and has been asked to provide input to IOM panels on two additional occasions.