Dr. Samuel Clanton

Medical technology / brain computer interface

Dr. Samuel Clanton, MD PhD, is a pioneering figure in the field of medical technology and brain-computer interfaces. With a distinguished background in medicine, robotics, and neuroscience, Dr. Clanton brings a wealth of expertise to his work. His journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University, followed by a Doctor of Medicine (MD/PhD Integrated Program) from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Clanton furthered his education with a Doctor of Philosophy in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, where he conducted groundbreaking research on brain-computer interface control of robotic arms.

Throughout his career, Dr. Clanton has held various roles, including Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical Director of Brain Injury and Neurologic Rehabilitation at Sheltering Arms Institute, and Physician at Sheltering Arms Rehab. His professional experience also includes roles as a Control Systems Engineer at Barrett Technology Inc. and Co-Founder of OEIC, LLC.

Dr. Clanton’s research activities have focused on developing systems for brain-computer interface control of assistive devices and tracking sleep and activity in patients with acquired brain injury. He has made significant contributions to the field through his work in academia, industry, and research institutes.

With a passion for teaching and mentorship, Dr. Clanton has shared his knowledge with students at institutions such as Virginia Commonwealth University, Carnegie Mellon University, and Johns Hopkins University. He has also been actively involved in hospital committees and has received numerous honors and awards for his contributions to the field.

Professional Credentials

Recognition / License

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD/PhD Integrated Program), University of Pittsburgh
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University


  • Medical Technology
  • Brain-Computer Interfaces
  • Robotics
  • Neuroscience
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Samuel Clanton

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