Driving Performance in People with Parkinson’s Disease Using Autonomous In-Vehicle Technologies

Principal Investigator

Sherrilene Classen
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Sherrilene Classen PhD

Professor And Chair

Co-Investigators

Sandra M Winter
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Sandra M Winter PhD, OTR/L

Research Assistant Scientist
Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora
Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-MOVEMENT DISORDER

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora MD

Associate Professor Of Neurology & Division Chief Movement Disorders

Project Personnel

Physicians

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora
Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-MOVEMENT DISORDER

Adolfo Ramirez-Zamora MD

Associate Professor Of Neurology & Division Chief Movement Disorders
Bhavana Patel
Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-MOVEMENT DISORDER

Bhavana Patel DO

Assistant Professor

Driving Rehabilitation Therapists

Beth A Gibson
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Beth A Gibson OTR/L, CDRS

Clinical Lecturer, Manager And Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist: UF SmartDriver™ Rehab Services
Mary E Jeghers
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Mary E Jeghers

STU AST – NON-CLERICAL & ADMIN

Graduate Research Assistants

Yuan Li
Department: HP-REHAB SCI DOCTORAL PROGRAM

Yuan Li

Graduate Assistant
Haolan Zheng photo
Haolan Zheng, MS

Post-docs

Inactive

Jiajun Wei photo
Jiajun Wei, PhD

Technical Support

Jason E Rogers
Department: HP-OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Jason E Rogers BS

IT Analyst And Driving Simulator Lab Manager

Collaborators

Funding Agency

Synopsis

This study aims to assess the efficacy of autonomous in-vehicle technologies to mitigate functional deficits and improve driving performance in persons with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The study findings will illustrate provide valuable recommendations to drivers with PD, the clinical community, and the industry as well as explore the adoption practices of this emerging technology.