ADDS 2024 Speakers

Jeff Hausdorff, PhD

Jeff Hausdorff, PhD


Tel Aviv University

Prof. Jeff Hausdorff, PhD and the research team that he leads aim to better understand, evaluate, and treat alterations in gait, balance, and fall risk associated with aging and disease. His cutting-edge research in this area has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by private agencies and has been widely recognized.

In 2013, he received the Gerontology Society of America's Excellence in Rehabilitation of Aging Persons Award, and in 2023, he was awarded the Aufzien Foundation Prize for established researcher in Parkinson’s disease. His publications have been cited more than 83,000 times, placing him among the more influential scientists.

Prof. Hausdorff also serves on the gait advisory committee of the Michael J Fox Foundation and on the technology task force of the Movement Disorders Society.

In addition, he is a long-standing associate editor of the Journal of Gerontology Medical Sciences and the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation.