Former chair of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dr. James Leonard will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement award from the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Ammanath Peethambaran, an orthotist at the U-M Orthotics and Prosthetics Center, headed the team that designed a better helmet 17 years ago and is featured in a campaign for the "This is Michigan" project.
Congratulations to five faculty members from the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation on their successful promotions, which were approved by the Regents and will be in place as of September 1, 2018.
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
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.
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).
Staff and patients from PM&R took part in the University of Michigan Athletic Department's annual Mock Rock where U-MAISE, the adaptive sports program created by PM&R, was the recipient of the proceeds from the this year's event.
At a time in history when more people seem to be reaching out to their representatives in government than ever before, Michigan Medicine research area specialist Rebecca Parten had her representatives come to her. As part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council annually launches a Take
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.
Karen Lin OTRL, CLC, an occupational therapist working with the pediatric population, presented a poster on the use of therapeutic ultrasound to address plugged milk ducts at the 24th Annual International Breastfeeding Conference on January 11, 2018.