Dr. Zina Trost

Virginia Commonwealth University

Dr. Trost is a clinical health psychologist and associate professor in the VCU Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where she leads an innovative research program focusing on adapting virtual reality and gaming technologies to address pain and rehabilitation. She also focuses on cognitive, affective, and behavioral factors that may contribute to development of chronic pain/disability or facilitate positive adjustment following physical injury. Her work has received national and international research support, including funding from the American Pain Society, International Association for the Study of Pain, National Institutes of Health, Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, and Department of Defense.