Alexandra Enders (MT UCEDD) Appointed to National Medical Rehabilitation Research Advisory Board

June 20, 2008

Alexandra Enders, Senior Research Associate with the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Center on Medical Rehabilitation ResearchAs the nation's leading agency supporting biomedical research on issues of disability, NCMRR is part of the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health.  Its advisory board helps shape the nation's disability research agenda.

The Director of NIH was mandated in P.L. 101-613 to establish the National Advisory Board on Medical Rehabilitation Research. The Board advises the directors of NIH, NICHD, and NCMRR on matters and policies relating to the Center's programs. The Board comprises 12 members representing health and scientific disciplines related to medical rehabilitation and 6 members representing persons with disabilities.