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Samuel Merritt University
Motion Analysis Research Center
400 Hawthorne Avenue
Suite 101
Oakland, CA 94609

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Director: Drew Smith, Ph.D.
Telephone: (510) 869-6511 ext. 3752

Laboratory Manager: Stephen Hill, Ph.D.
Telephone: (510) 869-6511 ext. 5746
FAX: (510) 869-1548


  • Visitors to the MARC can take the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center free shuttle (#3 or #4) from MacArthur BART station and get off at the stop at 365 Hawthorne Avenue.
  • Alternatively, for drivers, there is a parking at the Summit Garage with entrances on both Summit Street or Hawthorne Avenue.  From the 580 East, take the Webster Street exit.  From the 24/980 West, exit at 27th Street (turn left) and go north on Telegraph Avenue to Hawthorne Avenue.