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People & Programs Impact and Inspire (Media Features)

See the impact of our programs, faculty and patients within the community. (The ideas expressed do not necessarily represent the views of Michigan Medicine or the Department of PM&R).  

Dr. Aagesen & Dr. Eckner - 3 Reasons to Improve Your Core Strength - 10/2021

Dr. Nelson - Teen with disabilities reaches for her dreams (MegaDoctorNews, 9/2021)

Dr. Kelly - Michael’s Michigan Answer: A Prosthetic Leg Built for Speed (Michigan Answers, 8/2021)

Dr. Hearn receives AANEM's 2021 Scientific Impact Award (AANEM News, 7/2021)

Dr. Kalpakjian - Focusing on the woman, not just the disability, could improve reproductive care (MHealthLab, 7/2021)

Dr. Daunter - Teenage Ski Racer Walks Again  (MHealth Lab 7/2021)

Drs. Daunter, Danko, Bowman, Claflin, Kratz - Impact of COVID-19 on Function (MHealthLab, 5/2021)

Dr. Danko - Q&A with Dr. Danko - St. Joe's Mercy Chelsea Inpatient Rehabilitation (Sun Times News 5/2021)

Dr. Startup - Why Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation is Key to Getting Back Home (MHealthLab 5/2021) 

Dr. Hearn - Sandra Hearn, MD, Receives 2021 Surinderjit Singh Young Lectureship Award (AANEM News 3/2021)

Dr. Okanlami - ‘Disability is not inability’: Michigan’s Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program strives to assert itself (The Michigan Daily, 11/2020)

Dr. Tinney - Adapting Common Fall Sports for People with Disabilities (MHealthLab 10/2020)

Dr. Smith - Senior Covid-19 patients suffer 'brain fog' in drawn-out recovery (CNN 10/2020)

Dr. Hearn - Teaching Medical Students How to Care for People with Disabilities (MHealthLab 10/2020)

Dr. Okanlami  -

          About Disproportionate Impact of Social Determinants of Health on Those with Disability (Twitter Link to MSNBC News 10/2020)

          About Equity of Rights and the ADA (MSNBC News 10/2020)

          COVID-19: A Disaster for People with Disabilities (USA Today 7/2020)

          30 years after ADA, inaccessibility persists for the disabled (PBS NewsHour 7/2020)

          Americans with Disabilities Act turns 30 years old (CBS News 7/2020)

          Disabled Doctor Says There's More to Do 30 Years After Americans With Disabilities Act (CheddarTV 7/2020)

          Covid-19 deaths higher in those with disabilities (MSNBC News 7/2020)

          Identity and Inclusion during COVID-19 (TEDx Wrigleyville 6/2020)

Dr. Claflin -  Staying in Motion at Home during COVID-19 (MHealthLab 5/2020)

Dr. Hearn - Member Spotlight, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) -page 17 - (AANEM Edge Winter 2020)

Dr. Tinney - Power of Adaptive Sports (MHealthLab 12/2019)

Dr. Hearn - Walking Along the River: Tomorrow and Today (Authored Editorial in The Physiatrist Winter 2019 Edition, Newsletter of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R); posted with permission)

Michigan Medicine PM&R Across the Country (Department News, 12/2019)

Dr. Hurvitz - Connections Made at AAPMR Last a Lifetime (Doximity OpEd, 11/2019)

Regaining Function with Video Games (MHealthLab 7/2019)

Dr. Smith – Mobile Cancer Rehab Program Helps Patients Get Stronger (MHealthLab 10/2018)

Dr. Okanlami - Doctors With Disabilities Push For Culture Change In Medicine (NPR Article 8/2018)

Dr. Haapala - In Marriage and Physical Therapy, Couple with Cerebral Palsy Share Strength (MHealthLab 2/2018)

Wheelchair Basketball a Slam Dunk for Kids with Disabilities (MHealthLab 12/2017)

Kayak, Camp, Ski: Adaptive Sports Clinics Help Kids with Disabilities Get Active (MHealthLab 7/2017)

Dr. Hurvitz and Pediatric Rehab Group - PM&R Patient’s Hard Work Rewarded at the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’ (MHealthLab 5/2017)

Dr. Hurvitz – Exercise Guidelines for Cerebral Palsy Patients (MHealthLab 7/2016)

Dr. Smith – How Physiatrists Help Cancer Patients During Recovery (MHealthLab 7/2016)

Dr. Okanlami – Disabusing Disability: A Doctor’s Paralyzing Injury Brings New Perspective (MHealthLab 7/2016)

Drs. Smith and Gabel - Former Boxer Gives Brain Tumor a Counterpunch (MHealthLab 6/2016)

Dr. Kaufman - Hockey Players with Disabilities Show ‘They’re Not So Fragile’ (MHealthLab 6/2016)

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