TIKTOC Interdisciplinary Forums are monthly discussions which facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations between researchers, clinicians, and the disability community. These forums focus on fostering an appreciation of the difference in language, culture, and knowledge that exists between research disciplines.
Interdisciplinary Forums are held the 3rd Friday of each month from 9:15am to 10:45am unless noted on the event page.
2017 Interdisciplinary Forum Schedule
*to be announced
To view this year's past forums, click on the icon for that month.
Location of Forums
Junes's forum will be held at the Bob & Betty Beyster Building on U-M's North Campus (click here for map)
2260 Hayward St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Transition to Adulthood
Edward Hurvitz, MD, Ned Kirsch, PhD, & Donna Omichinski
Management of Health and Disability for Individuals with Severe Physical Impairment
Mr. Drew Clayborn
Optimization of Interventions for Broadening Participation Among Individuals with Disabilities
Michelle Meade, PhD & Edmund Durfee, PhD
Accessibility of Technology for Individuals with Disabilities
Jane Berliss-Vincent, Assistive Technology Manager, Knox Center Adaptive Technology Computer Site, University of Michigan
Visualization Technologies, Methods, and Pitfalls-Engaging Users and Understanding Your Data
Eric Maslowski, UM3D Lab
An Insider’s Perspective on the Demands, Structure, and Process of Primary Care
Dr. Michael McKee, Assistant Professor, U-M Family Medicine
“Care at Home: The Use of Technology to Extend the Hospital to the Home”
Dr. Ed Hurvitz & Brian Smith, M.S.
“Reinforcement Learning for Chronic Disease Management”
Satinder Singh, Ph.D., Professor, U-M College of Engineering
“Medication Management Smartphone Apps”
Teresa Salgado, Ph.D. U-M College of Pharmacy
“Targeting Sedentary Behavior Reduction in Adults with Cerebral Palsy using a Real-time Behavioral Intervention”
Dr. Mark Peterson, Assistant Professor, U-M Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
"Handling Sporadic Events in Self-Managed Scheduling"
Lynn Garett, Ph.D. Student, U-M College of Engineering
STEM Access for the Visually Impaired.
Brandon Werner, M.A., U-M Knox Center Adaptive Technology Computing Site
Empowering Lives Through Technology: Achieving the Match that Matters
Marcia Scherer Ph.D., President, Institute for Matching Person and Technology
June - July
"Studying the Roles of Mastery Motivation and Executive Functions in Self-Management"
Seth Warschausky, Ph.D., Professor, University of Michigan Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
"Customized ankle-foot orthoses: Enhanced user performance through integrated modeling, design and control"
Deema Totah, PhD Candidate
“Challenges to Gathering Prospective Use and Ease of Use Data from Youth with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities”
Abigail Johnson, Ph.D.