Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Technologies to Support Aging-in-Place for People with Long-Term Disabilities

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Dr. Koon will serve as a team member on the R1 Needs Assessment Project and as a consultant on the D4 R2 projects. These efforts include project developments, data collection, and analysis for the cross-site studies. Specific activities for each project are detailed below.

Primary Responsibilities for R1 

  • Aim 2. Minimum Battery:  contribute to the final measurement selection and pilot testing; support broader recruitment of Minimum Battery.
  • Aim 3A. ACCESS Archival Analysis: Assist with the archival analysis grant procedures: reviewing proposals, managing the survey data and providing the grantee with the appropriate data requested, including any amendments.
  • Aim 3B. ACCESS 2.0.  Serve as the lead for the multiple sclerosis (MS) participant group.  Conduct Subject Matter Expert interviews and data analysis; contribute to updating the ACCESS protocol and materials; oversee recruitment, data collection, and analysis for the MS participants.
  • Contribute to the development of conference presentations and journal articles from the data related to the overall R1 project
  • Consult on the progression of the development project (D4), and the planning and implementation of the research efforts (R2) as needed.

Project details

  • Primary Investigator: Lyndsie Koon

  • Project start Date: 10/01/2019

  • Project finish Date: 09/30/2021



  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

  • Award Number: 095457-17810