Cathy Bodine University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Cathy Bodine, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is Associate Professor and Section Head of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where she joined the faculty in 1996. She began her career in Assistive Technology (AT) in 1985, and today, she is internationally recognized for her leadership in this field and vigorously pursues her passions for new product design, research, service to families and persons with disabilities, and the professional assistive technology community at large through her leadership of Assistive Technology Partners. Dr. Bodine has served as the Principal Investigator (PI) for a number of pre-service professional preparation grants, as well as the Colorado Assistive Technology Act. She has also served as the PI for several research and development projects leading to new designs in AT devices. She is the PI for the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for advancing Cognitive Technologies and is leading a U.S. Department of Education funded Field Initiated Development Project utilizing the International Classification of Functioning to measure AT outcomes. Dr. Bodine served as the Secretary for the Board of Directors of Rehabilitation Engineering Society of North America and is past president of the Rocky Mountain ALS Association Board.