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John D. Corrigan, PhD, ABPP


John D. Corrigan, PhD, ABPP, is the Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology and a Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Ohio State University. He also serves as the Director of the Ohio Valley Center for Brain Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Corrigan has received local and national awards for his service and research in the field of brain injury rehabilitation, including the Brain Injury Association of America’s William Fields Caveness Award and the 2007 Robert L. Moody Prize. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine and the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Corrigan received his doctoral degree in psychology at Ohio State University before joining the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, first as a post-doctoral trainee and later as a member of the faculty. He is Board Certified in Rehabilitation Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Corrigan 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. He 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 published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and authored multiple book chapters. He has attracted almost $20 million in research and demonstration grants from state, federal and private funding sources. He is a frequent invited speaker at national and international conferences.