John O’Neill, PhD, is a national expert in disability employment, with more than 35 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation research. His research has been funded by federal grants and private sources including the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), the U.S. Department of Defense, and the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. He has served as project co-director of three employment-focused NIDILRR-funded Rehabilitation Research and Training Centers (RRTC), as well as a co-investigator of the Northern New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Model System. He is former principal investigator of the RRTC on the Community Integration of People with TBI, and worked for more than eight years on NIDILRR-funded research to improve vocational rehabilitation services for persons with AIDS. O’Neill has served on the NY Rehabilitation Council and is on the faculty of Hunter College of the City University of New York, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School’s Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University. He is co-editor of National Trends in Disability Employment, a monthly report supported by NIDILRR that is issued by Kessler Foundation and the University of New Hampshire.