Lou Awad

Associate Professor in Physical Therapy, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SAR)

BS, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
DPT, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
PhD, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Postdoctoral Training: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Dr. Lou Awad is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SAR) at Boston University, with affiliations in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Center for Neurophotonics. He is Founding Director of the Neuromotor Recovery Laboratory at Boston University. He is also a Research Associate in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School and in the Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University.

Dr. Awad has several ongoing projects examining digital assessment and digital therapy with industry collaborations in the context of stroke and Parkinson’s disease. He is also involved in experiments examining continuous monitoring of brain function.

Dr. Awad is Associate Editor for leading open access journals at the intersection of rehabilitation and technology, including Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation and the IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology. He also serves as Chief Scientific Advisor to MedRhythms Inc and is a member of the Stroke Rehabilitation Scientific Advisory Board for ReWalk Robotics Ltd.

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