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OVC Principal Investigators


John D. Corrigan, PhD  

Dr. John Corrigan (CV) is a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University, and director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation. He is the project director for the Ohio Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Model System, a multi-center, longitudinal research program funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Dr. Corrigan chairs the Executive Committee of the TBI Model Systems Project Directors.

He is editor-in-chief of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

He has served on the Advisory Committee to the National Center on Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and is a former member of the boards of directors of the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the Brain Injury Association of America.

Dr. Corrigan has received local and national awards for his service and research in the field, including the Brain Injury Association of America's William Fields Caveness Award and the 2007 Robert L. Moody Prize.

Jennifer Bogner, PhD

Dr. Jennifer Bogner (CV) is a Professor and Vice-Chair of Research and Academic Affairs in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  She is also the Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology.  Her OSU roles also include being Co-Project Director for the Ohio Regional TBI Model System and the Research Director for the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation.   

On a national level, Dr. Bogner is current serving as Secretary on the Board of Governors of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.

Her research focuses primarily on improving outcomes following traumatic brain injury (TBI), with special interests in behavioral regulation (including substance misuse), community participation, and the effects of lifetime exposure to TBI.

This website has been funded with financial assistance from Grant #H133A120086 awarded by the U.S. Department of Education, National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) to the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation for the current funding period of 10/01/2012 - 09/30/2017.