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About Dr. Gianutsos

Rosamond Gianutsos, Ph.D., FAAO, CDRS, is a neuropsychologist known internationally for her pioneering work in technology-augmented Cognitive Rehabilitation. She has authored over 60 research and clinical articles, as well as the Driving Advisement System, the Elemental Driving Simulator and the series, Computer Programs for Cognitive Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the New York Academy of Sciences. As a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, she chaired the subcommittee on the Elderly and Disabled Driver. She is Adjunct Associate Professor at the SUNY State College of Optometry, where she is part of the Head Trauma Vision Rehabilitation Unit.

A neuropsychologist and director of Cognitive Rehabilitation Services in Sunnyside (Queens), NY, her doctoral training was in scientific cognitive psychology, which she taught for over 12 years at Adelphi University. In 1978, before Cognitive Rehabilitation was generally acknowledged, she began applying cognitive science to the challenge of brain injury rehabilitation, founding the Cognitive Rehabilitation unit at Bellevue Hospital/New York University Medical Center.