Joined the Institute: 2018
Education and training: PhD, Medical University of South Carolina; MS, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Overview/research interests: Dr. Herrmann’s research interests include neurorehabilitation research – improving rehabilitation outcomes for patients with neurological disorders.
Current research activities and funding:
- Acupuncture Treatment for Individuals with Myasthenia Gravis (2021-2023). Funding Source: HealthPartners Park Nicollet Foundation.
- Acupuncture Treatment for Chronic Post-traumatic Headache in Individuals with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (2019-2023). Funding Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education.
- The Effect of an Adaptive Exercise Program on Chronic Inflammation in Spinal Cord Injury (2021-2023). Funding Source: Minnesota Office of Higher Education. Co-PI with Dr. Steven Jackson.
- Minnesota Regional Spinal Cord Injury Model System (2021-2026). Funding Source: National Institute on Disability Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research. Site PI: Dr. Leah Hanson.
- Mindfulness-Based Dementia Care Partner Program to Reduce Depressive Symptoms (2021-2022). Funding Source: National Institute on Aging (NIA) IMbedded Pragmatic Alzheimer's disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory. PI: Dr. Leah Hanson.
- Powered Hand Grip Orthosis for Functional Independence (2020-2022). Funding Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Site PI: Dr. Steven Jackson.