Dr. John l. Rigg, M.D.
LIMBIC-CENC Site PI
John L. Rigg, M.D., FAAPMR, is the Traumatic Brain Injury Program Director for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. He received his Doctor of Medicine from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and did his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center where he also served as an instructor for the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. Dr. Rigg is a member of the Central Nervous System Rehabilitation Council of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Rigg is actively involved in research and his current projects include investigating the effectiveness of hyperbaric oxygen to improve function after brain injury, developing a method of obtaining objective sleep data, and the use of omega-3 fatty acids to accelerate and improve recovery. He also has published on the use of nutritional supplementation and nutriceuticals to improve brain function. Recent publications include an article on concussion issues specific to military personnel in the journal of the American Academy of PM&R and a book chapter on mTBI and PTSD in War Trauma and Its Wake: Expanding the Circle of Healing recently released by Routledge Publishing.
Danielle L. Cooper
LIMBIC-CENC Clinical Research Coordinator
Danielle Cooper is the Clinical Research Coordinator at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. She received her Master’s in Applied Clinical Psychology from The University of South Carolina Aiken. She is a member of the National Association of Psychometrist working towards her Advanced Clinical Research Coordinator Certification (ACRCC) and Specialist in Psychometry Certification (CSP).