Occupational & Industrial Orthopaedic Center Research & Education

NYU Langone’s Occupational and Industrial Orthopaedic Center (OIOC) serves industry, the workforce, and the community with clinical, educational, research, and consulting services in the prevention and treatment of disability of musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.

With its interdisciplinary team approach, the OIOC conducts clinical, biomechanics, and ergonomic research with the aim of preventing and treating work-related musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, ultimately preventing disability resulting from conditions caused by these ailments. The research conducted at the OIOC is funded by federal grants or contracts, private foundations, unions, physicians, and private and public industries.

The OIOC provides access to complete medical and diagnostic services, physical therapy, pain and stress management, and ergonomic workplace evaluation and accommodation. Learn more about OIOC's clinical services.

The Graduate Program of Ergonomics and Biomechanics (ERBI) at New York University offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees and a non-degree certificate program for students who seek an advanced understanding of these complementary disciplines. The primary objective of the program is to prepare graduate students for academic and professional careers in fields involved in the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders, injuries and disabilities that result from the interaction of individual and environmental factors.

For more information, contact Shira Schecter-Weiner, PT, PhD or Ali Sheikhzadeh, PhD, at 212-652-1934.