Dr. Gad Alon, PT, Ph.D.
Dr. Alon is an Emeritus Associate Professor in the school of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. He was a core faculty until retiring in 2012. The core of his research endeavor has been to develop, test and help bring to the market new treatment options to treat slow-to-heal wounds, to manage acute inflammation, to strengthen weak-sarcopenic skeletal muscles, and assist in the recovery following damage the central nervous system (CNS) using both functional electrical stimulation (FES) and neuromodulation in the form of non-invasive electrical stimulation of the brain (ESB). In recent years, Dr. Alon began focusing on the design, development, testing and deployment of wearable wireless self-administered FES and EBS systems with the goal of making FES and EBS a standard-of-care option in the discipline of rehabilitation medicine world-wide. Prior to retirement, his major teaching included electrotherapy, management of limb amputation, management of pathological movements and therapeutic technologies. He has been awarded faculty of the year 6 times and his research and teaching has earned him world recognition in the field of clinical electrotherapy. Dr. Alon is invited frequently to share his interest and knowledge with clinicians and scientists Throughout the USA and around the world. He was a member of the board of directors of IFESS from 2014 to 2018. He is an adjunct Associate Professor in the Rehabilitation Science department at George Mason University.
Dr. James Badger, BMBS
Dr. James Badger is a Clinical Research Fellow in Anaesthesia at the University Hospital Southampton. The focus of his work is the translation of innovative technologies into clinical practice. As part of this work, James has experience using electrical stimulation, and has co-authored papers in the field. James has also worked in Critical Care as part of his training in Anaesthesia, and works closely with clinical academics in the specialty.
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