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Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS)

Current RREMS Participants (Summer 2017)

Rahotep Alkebulan

Mentor: Jean Peduzzi-Nelson, PhD
Site Sponsor: Wayne State University
Research Topic: Cognitive and Physical Effects of Exercise with Enrichment on People with Traumatic Brain Injury
Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

Kristen Breslin

Mentor: Amy Wagner, MD
Site Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Research Topic: Assessment of individual risk for Post-Traumatic Epilepsy in patients with Traumatic Brain Injury: A clinical validation study
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Kindred Harris

Mentor: Nitin Jain, MD
Site Sponsor: Vanderbilt University
Research Topic: Phenotyping Algorithm of Electronic Health Records (EHR) to Identify Rotator Cuff Tear
Medical School: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Chung-Kuand (Timothy) Lin

Mentor: Thiru Annaswamy, MD
Site Sponsor: UT Southwestern
Research Topic: Do inflammatory biomarkers and needle electromyography (EMG) findings have independent predictive ability to identify patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and neurogenic claudication who are more likely
to benefit from epidural steroid injections?
Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School

Colton Malesovas

Mentor: Nuray Yozbatiran, PT, PhD
Site Sponsor: TIRR Memorial Herman
Research Topic: Peripheral and cortical electrophysiological changes in response to non-invasive brain and spine stimulation combined with repetitive training in incomplete cervical spinal cord injury
Medical School: McGovern Medical School

Jacqlyn Riemersma

Mentor: Brad Kurowski, MD
Site Sponsor: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Research Topic: Characterization of Long-Term Cognitive and Behavioral Outcomes After Early Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury In Children With and Without Secondary Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Steven Sinfield

Mentor: Tessa Hart, PhD
Site Sponsor: Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Research Topic: Anger self-management in chronic traumatic brain injury: a study on treatment enactment
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine

Angela Taylor

Mentor: Andrea Domenighetti, PhD
Site Sponsor: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Research Topic: Development of New 3D-Printed Cell Culture Assays for Biomarkers and Drug Discovery in Cerebral Palsy
Medical School: Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Participate in the Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS) Program

The AAP accepts applications for both site sponsors in the Fall and medical students in January for participation in RREMS the following summer.


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