Nnaemezie Ezeife

Research Assistant

About Me

Nnaemezie C. Ezeife is a Research Assistant at the Center for Rehabiliation Outcomes Research (CROR) at Shirley Ryan Abilitylab. He is focused primarily on the Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCICS) where he actively recruits participants with spinal injury with the aim of describing the benefits of a comprehensive program of rehabilitation care and issues related to living with spinal cord injury (SCI). Nnaemezie also recruits patients undergoing convention physical therapy following SCI compared to robotic-assisted therapy (RT) with the purpose of obtaining evidence that informs consumers, clinicians and manufacturers about the cost-effectiveness of robotic skeleton in clinical and community settings.

Nnaemezie earned his Bachelor of Science (BS) in biological sciences with a minor in economics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). His experience and interests include outcomes research in marginalized communities as well as cellular biology, specifically, in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes. Nnaemezie has career aspirations of becoming a Physician-Scientist.


Shirley Ryan Abilitylab

355 E. Erie St.

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Training



    2015 - 2019
    University of Illinois at Chicago | Bachelor of Science(BS) Biological Sciences minor in economics
    ChicagoCHEC : ChicagoCHEC's sole mission is to advance cancer health equity through meaningful scientific discovery, education, training, and community engagement.


Research Assistant

Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research (CROR)

This lab focuses on outcome studies, measuring the long-term impact of medical rehabilitation in patients with disabilities.

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