Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Hearn, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Residency Program Director, on being chosen for a fellowship with the Michigan Medicine R.I.S.E. program!
Congratulations to Dr. Carrie Pilarski, PhD, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, for receiving the Harold Yuker Award for Research Excellence from the American Psychological Association!
PM&R Associate Professor Anna Kratz, PhD and her team of collaborators from the University of Michigan and the University of Washington developed and tested a WEB-SM program to manage fatigue, pain, and depressed mood in persons with MS.
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.
Congratulations 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.
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.
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
The NICHD R03 application, “Bone marrow lipid, adipokine, and inflammatory composition, and its relationship with skeletal acquisition in children with cerebral palsy,” has been awarded for a total of $156K!
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
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.
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
PM&R’s associate professor and director of the Collaboratory for Technology, Health, and Independence Dr. Michelle Meade will be a featured speaker as an Inspire Award winner at the upcoming CEW+ Advocacy Symposium: Redefining Leadership event.