A small grant provided by the TIKTOC RERC directed by PM&R Associate Professor Dr. Michelle Meade to Dr. David Burke will allow him and his colleagues to work with a medical student to create low-cost solutions to increase accessibility and enhance her ability to provide clinical care.
Congratulations to Dr. Devon Shuchman, spine faculty at the Ann Arbor VA Medical Center and the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation lead in the pain fellowship, on receiving a grant to perform a study entitled Fluoroscopically Guided Lateral Approach Hip Injection: A Retrospective Comparative Study. This is a pilot study funded
Dr. Claire Kalpakjian, Associate Professor and Director for Research in the department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation has been awarded an R21 for her study on decision making, disability and pregnancy by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Research from PM&R residents Corey Wernimont and Christie McKinney that looks into whether students with Down syndrome will see improved health outcomes compared to a control group that does not take karate training is featured in a story, photo essay, and video from the USA Today network.
Dr. Emily Briceno is Co-investigator on a newly awarded R01 titled “The Effect of Lower Blood Pressure over the Life Course on Late-life Cognition in Blacks, Hispanics, and Whites (BP-COG)” (PI-Levine, Internal Med)