Dr. Jason Friedman is a researcher in the Dept. Physical Therapy and the Sagol School of Neuroscience.
He studies how we generate and learn to produce movements. In particular, he is interested in how complex movements are generated from movement primitives, and how movements change during development and in motor disorders.
He also uses machine learning techniques to enhance motor learning and rehabilitation. With regard to pandemics, he performs research looking at how we can identify problematic movements (e.g. touching the face) using wearable sensors to reduce disease spread.