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David Putrino, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine
David is physical therapist with a PhD in Neuroscience. He worked as a clinician in Australia, before moving to the United States to study computational neuroscience at Harvard Medical School, MIT and NYU. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College, and Director of Telemedicine and Virtual Rehabilitation at Burke Medical Research Institute. He works to develop low-cost and accessible healthcare solutions for individuals in need of better healthcare accessibility. He consults with the Red Bull High Performance division to use evidence-based technologies to improve athletic performance. He is also the “Chief Mad Scientist” of Not Impossible Labs, a group that crowd-sources accessible technological solutions for high-impact humanitarian problems. David’s research has been featured on the ABC, Sport’s Illustrated, the Wall Street Journal, Fox News, the BBC, Time, Wired and the LA Times to name just a few.