Matthew Rizzo

The University of Iowa

Matthew Rizzo is a Professor in the Department of Neurology in the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He is Director of the Division of Neuroergonomics and is a senior member of the Division of Behavioral Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience. Dr. Rizzo also holds University of Iowa appointments in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Public Policy Center, Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center, and in the Neurosciences Program. Dr. Rizzo's research focuses on cognitive impairments caused by aging and neurological diseases such as stroke, Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury. He has a special interest in vision and cognition, including their role in real-world tasks. The latter research uses an interactive driving simulator and an instrumented vehicle. Dr. Rizzo's research is supported by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.