Community-based outcomes research in the areas of: computer-based assistive technology; wheeled mobility and seating; office ergonomics interventions; work conditioning programs; home modifications; complete streets. Evaluation of accessible public transportation systems. Usability testing to support development of new assistive technology device products.
621 Kimball Tower
Buffalo NY, 14214
Phone: (716) 829-6726
Fax: (716) 829-3217
James A. Lenker, PhD, OTR/L, ATP is an Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science, and the Program Director for the Advanced Graduate Certificate Program in Assistive & Rehabilitation Technology. Lenker earned his PhD in Industrial Engineering, with an emphasis in the area of Human Factors.
The title of Lenker's dissertation was: Functional and Psychosocial Impact of Computer-Based Assistive Technology Devices for Adults with Disabilities. His research includes collaboration with University at Buffalo faculty in the Departments of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Architecture, Urban & Regional Planning, and Communicative Disorders & Sciences, as well as the Center for Assistive Technology: