Marcia J. Scherer, Ph.D., MPH, FACRM

Title: Psychologist, Professor, Researcher

Company:  1) University of Rochester Medical Center 2) Institute for Matching Person & Technology

Location:  Rochester, NY United States



  • American Association of University Women, Lifetime Member
  • American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians
  • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Fellow
  • American Psychological Association, Fellow
  • Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe
  • Australian Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association
  • Chi Sigma Iota, Life Member
  • Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America, Fellow
  • The Authors Guild
  • The New York Academy of Sciences


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2008-2016, 2000-2003)
  • Honoree, Outstanding service in research teaching and mentoring award, University Rochester Medical Center, Department Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World.” Marquis Who’s Who (2003-2014, 2001)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare,” Marquis Who’s Who (2000-2012)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Achievement Award, Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Istituto Leonarda Vaccari, Rome Italy (2012)
  • Recipient, Sam McFarland Memorial Mentor Award, Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010, 2005, 1998, 1991)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010, 2007, 2006, 2007, 2001)
  • Recipient, Roger G. Barker Award, American Psychological Association, Rehabilitation Psychology Division (2010)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Member Award, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (2007)
  • Recipient, James Hanson Humanitarian Award, University of Buffalo (2005)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who In Finance and Business,” Marquis Who’s Who (2004)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who In Finance and Industry,” Marquis Who’s Who (2001-2002)
  • Recipient, Literary Award, Rho Chi Sigma (1984)

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