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Nima Toosizadeh, PhD

Associate Professor


Nima Toosizadeh, PhD Dr. Toosizadeh achieved his PhD in Industrial and System Engineering Department at Virginia Tech in 2013 with a Human Factor focus. He continued as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering and the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine in the College of Medicine, University of Arizona. He is now appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, School of Health Professions at the Rutgers University. Dr. Toosizadeh’s research focus is computational model, sensor-based engineering approach, and machine learning tools to diagnose and treat older adults with aging-related conditions, focusing on frailty and cognitive impairment assessment and fall rehabilitation. He has completed more than 17 clinical studies and published more than 60 papers only in the field of aging research. His research has been funded by NSF (2023 NSF CAREER Award) and NIH (NIA, NINDS, and NIBIB), as well as the Bio5 Institute and the Flinn Foundation.