Full Name
Mark Harniss PhD
Job Title
Associate Professor
Company
University of Washington
Speaker Bio
Dr. Mark Harniss is an Associate Professor in Rehabilitation Medicine, Director of the Center for Technology and Disability Studies, and Director of the UW Disability Studies Program. His research focuses on knowledge translation, assistive technology and accessible design. He teaches in both the Disability Studies Program and the Rehabilitation Medicine doctoral program with an emphasis on knowledge translation and disability policy.  Currently, he is PI of the NIDILRR-funded ADA Knowledge Translation Center and PI of a NIDILRR-funded knowledge translation grant that is focused on translating evidence about traumatic brain injury to practice within the Washington State Department of Corrections. He is also co-investigator on the NIDILRR-funded RRTC on Employment of People with Physical Disabilities where he leads a project focused on developing decision aids to support people with disabilities to request reasonable accommodations.