Dr James “Jim” Elliott
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Dr James “Jim” Elliott completed his PhD at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (UQ) in 2007 and a post-doctoral research fellowship in 2010 working within the (then) Centre of National Research on Disability and Rehabilitation Medicine and Centre for Excellence in Spinal Pain, Injury, and Health at UQ.
He is currently a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago and the principal investigator of the Neuromuscular Imaging Research Lab (www.nirl.nu). Jim is also an Honorary Senior Fellow in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at The University of Queensland, Australia, and an adjunct professor at the Zürich University of Applied Sciences, Zürich, Switzerland.
Jim has received over $3M in competitive research funding and has published over 65 papers. His interdisciplinary research interests involve the use of magnetic resonance imaging applications to quantify physiological changes in the spinal cord and skeletal muscles following spinal trauma.
He has been awarded several prizes for scientific work in the field of rehabilitation and biomechanics.