Rehabilitation Research Center

Leadership:

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Linda Isaac, PhD,
Director, Rehab Research Center

Dr. Linda Isaac is a Licensed Psychologist who also specializes in clinical neuroscience research. She is the Director of the Rehabilitation Research Center at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Dr. Isaac conducted her thesis work at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience. She completed a pre-doctoral research fellowship in psychophysiology at Stanford University. She has international research and teaching experience from her appointment at Radboud University in the Netherlands where she taught several research methodology courses and used EEG to study cognition and emotion. Dr. Isaac is interested in using neuroimaging techniques to study the relationship between brain, mood and cognition in TBI. She has authored many publications on the topic of mood disorders across different patient populations and she has served as an invited guest editor on the relationship between neurological disorders, concomitant psychiatric disorders and cognition.appointment at Radboud University in the Netherlands where she taught several research methodology courses and used EEG to study cognition and emotion. Dr. Isaac is interested in using neuroimaging techniques to study the relationship between brain, mood and cognition in TBI. She has authored many publications on the topic of mood disorders across different patient populations and she has served as an invited guest editor on the relationship between neurological disorders, concomitant psychiatric disorders and cognition.

 

Rehabilitation Research Center

The Rehabilitation Research Center is hub of research related to the rehabilitation of persons with Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke and other neurological disorders treated at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Outcomes studied include the functional, vocational, and life satisfaction areas that are important to people with and without disabilities. The Rehabilitation Research Center also provides patients and families with information, education, and support after injury. After discharge, patients can participate in a wide variety of outreach activities and educational opportunities through our Rehabilitation Research Center. See below for a sample of our research, outreach, and education projects underway.

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To make an adult or pediatric referral to the Rehabilitation Center please call 408.885.2032 or fax 408.885.2001.

For outpatient referrals, please call 408.885.7106 or fax 408.885.7110.

For either inpatient or outpatient referrals, and to schedule a tour of the Rehabilitation Center, please call 408.885.2032