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February 17, 2020

Drs. Whitney, Pruente, and Schmidt Publish Article in Annals of Epidemiology

Dr. Dan Whitney, Dr. Jessica Pruente, and Dr. Mary Schmidt published this new article in the Annals of Epidemiology. The article describes the increased risk of chronic kidney disease in privately insured adults with spina bifida, derived from an analysis of data from Optum Cliniformatics Data Mart.

February 17, 2020

Dr. Katharine Seagly Named Co-Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program

Congratulation to Dr. Katharine Seagly on her appointment as co-director of the brain injury rehabilitation program in the Michigan Medicine Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She will co-direct with Dr. Ryan Stork until he leaves, and then serve as the program director until a physician co-director is appointed.

Dr. JT Eckner presenting at Concussion Center workshop
February 14, 2020

Dr. Eckner Presents at Concussion Center Faculty Workshop

Michigan Concussion Center Associate Research Director, JT Eckner, an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, led a collaborative faculty workshop highlighting the Center’s recent activities and future plans.

Dr. Mark Peterson
February 6, 2020

Dr. Mark Peterson Awarded Fulbright Scholarship to Sweden

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Peterson, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for receiving a Fulbright Award to Sweden. Dr. Peterson will be traveling to Sweden later in the year for an extended period to expand his internationally known work on health and wellness outcomes in individuals with

Dr. Seth Warschausky
January 14, 2020

Dr. Warschausky Awarded Funding from Mildred E. Swanson Foundation

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is excited and grateful to announce new funding from the Mildred E. Swanson Foundation. Since 2008, the Mildred E. Swanson Foundation has continuously supported Dr. Seth Warschausky’s collaborative research on developmental, psychological, and neuropsychological needs of people with

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December 2, 2019

Michigan Medicine PM&R Across the Country

The Michigan Medicine PM&R team has been well-represented at a number of national meetings showcasing our clinical, educational, and research work. More updates and photos will be added as folks send in their reports and photos.

Dr. Michelle Meade
November 6, 2019

Announcing the Center for Disability Health and Wellness

On October 24 th , 2019, the Michigan Medicine Executive Committee approved center status for the University of Michigan Center for Disability Health and Wellness (UM-CDHW). UM-CDHW represents a multi-disciplinary collaboration of faculty across from University of Michigan departments, schools and colleges with a mission of developing and

October 25, 2019

AANEM 2019 Highlights

Congratulations to Dr. Tony Chiodo on a wonderful American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) conference as president. He built a series of excellent plenary sessions around present and future role of technology in the lives of patients with neuromuscular diseases. Meeting attendance reached a record high this

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