Lewis Wheaton, PhD

Lewis Wheaton,


Getting to know Dr. Wheaton...

Q: Who had the greatest influence on you?
A: My wife

Q: Do you have children? 
A: I have 2 VERY busy boys

Q: If you could have dinner with anyone, living or not, who would that be?
A: That’s easy… Frederick Douglass.

Q: Best advice anyone has given you?
A: My father, who instilled in me that “honest effort and hard work are always rewarded”.


Dr. Lewis Wheaton's research is interested in understanding neurophysiology guiding skillful human-object interactions in upper extremity motor control, with an emphasis on amputation and stroke. He uses neuroimaging to identify anatomical and physiological circuits in humans that guide successful skilled behavior.




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