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Current Affiliation: University of Illinois Chicago
Mark Grabiner is a professor in Kinesiology & Nutrition and a professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the director of the Clinical Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Laboratory. He earned his doctorate from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and has served on the faculties of the University of Southern California in the Department of Exercise Science, and then at The Cleveland Clinic in the Department of Biomedical Engineering before joining UIC in 2001.
He has published over 135 refereed publications and has contributed to 10 books. His interdisciplinary research, which has received federal, industry and foundation funding, involves characterizing the modifiable mechanisms underlying falls and injuries by older adults, and translating these findings to the design, development and deployment of clinically-relevant technologies and interventions. He is a fellow of the American Society of Biomechanics, the Gerontological Society of America, the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Academy of Kinesiology. He is presently on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Sports Medicine , the editorial consultant panel for the Journal of Biomechanics and is an associate editor for Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. He has served as the president of the American Society of Biomechanics, a member of the executive Council of the International Society of Biomechanics, and a member of the World Council on Biomechanics.