Moria Fisher Bittmann

Moria Bittmann
Moria
Bittmann
Ph.D.
Program Director

BG 2DEM RM 200 MSC 5477
6707 DEMOCRACY BLVD
BETHESDA MD 20892-5477

Biography

Dr. Moria Fisher Bittmann joined the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) in 2019 as a Program Director in the Division of Discovery Science and Technology. She has programmatic oversight of discovery and applied research grants, with an emphasis on robotics, bioelectronics and mechanical systems. Dr. Bittmann received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
 
Moria conducted her graduate work at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago where she developed customized robotic therapies for post-stroke rehabilitation. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in computational biomechanics. Prior to joining NIBIB, she was a Health Program Specialist at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)  supporting BRAIN Initiative funding opportunities for invasive technologies, computational neuroscience, and technology dissemination. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed working on interdisciplinary topics, collaborating on projects with engineers, clinicians, computer scientists and biologists.