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Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS) Sponsor Sites

2016 Sponsor Sites

Below is a list of Institutional Sponsors for the Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS) program. Site sponsors will be continuously added as they are approved, so please check back frequently.

Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation
Simon Driver, PhD
909 N. Washington Ave
Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: 214-820-9014
Email: simon.driver@baylorhealth.edu
Website: www.baylorhealth.edu/rehab
Mentors: Simon Driver, PhD; Seema Sikka, MD; Randi Dubiel, DO; Rita Hamilton, DO; David B. Salisbury, Psy.D., ABPP

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Brad Kurowski, MD, MS
3333 Burnet Avenue
MLC 4009
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
Phone: 513-636-7480
Email:
brad.kurowski@cchmc.org
Website:
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/divisions/p/physical-med-rehab/highlights15/
Mentors:
Brad Kurowski, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics; Shari Wade, PhD, Research Professor, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Nathan Evanson, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pediatrics

Columbia University Medical Center – New York Presbyterian Hospital
Anna-Christina Bevelaqua, MD
180 Fort Washington Avenue, Suite 199
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-3831
Email:
ab3302@columbia.edu
Website:
http://nyp.org/rehabmed/index.html
Mentor: Alfred Gelhorn, MD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
R. Sam Mayer, MD
600 N. Wolfe St.
Phipps 160
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-502-2447
Email:
rmayer2@jhmi.edu
Website: www.hopkinsmedicine.org/physical_medicine_rehabilitation/
Mentors:
Levan Atanelov, MD, telemedicine in PM&R; Martin Brodsky, PhD, dysphagia in ICU patients; Pablo Celnik, MD, neuroplasticity; Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez, MD, PhD, stroke demographics; Erik Hoyer, MD, quality improvement; Jeffrey Palmer, MD, dysphagia; Albert Recio, MD, recovery from spinal cord injury; Stephen Wegener, PhD, self management of chronic low back pain

Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine
Eric L. Altschuler, MD, PhD
3401 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: 215-707-7021
Email:
eric.altschuler@temple.edu
Website:
www.temple.edu/medicine/departments_centers/clinical_departments/physical_rehab.htm
Mentor: Eric Altschuler, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
John Whyte, MD, PhD
50 Township Line Rd.
Elkins Park, PA, 19027
Phone: 215-663-6872
Email:
jwhyte@einstein.edu
Website:
www.mrri.org
Mentors: John Whyte, MD, PhD; Tessa Hart, PhD; Laurel Buxbaum, PsyD; Steven Jax, PhD; Erica Middleton, PhD; Shailesh Kantak, PhD;
Amanda Rabinowitz, PhD

New York University School of Medicine, Rusk Rehabilitation
Preeti Raghavan, MD
240 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-263-8022
Email:
zena.moore@nyumc.org
Website:
www.nyulmc.org/rusk
Mentors:
Preeti Raghavan MD, Assistant Professor (Motor Recovery); John Ross Rizzo MD, Assistant Professor (Vision Rehabilitation/ Eye-hand coordination); Tamara Bushnik PhD, Associate Professor (TBI Model Systems); Barbara Siminovich-Blok ND, Assistant Professor (Integrative Medicine)

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Leslie Rydberg, MD
345 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-238-2907
Email:
lrydberg@ric.org
Website: http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/depts/PMR
Mentors: Dr. Alan Anschel (Assistant Professor); Dr. Nenad Brkic (Assistant Professor); Dr. Christina Marciniak (Professor); Dr. Elliot Roth (Professor); Dr. Richard Harvey (Associate Professor); Dr. Lynn Vidakovic (Assistant Professor); Dr. David Chen (Associate Professor); Dr. Alex Kim (Assistant Professor); Dr. Mark Huang (Associate Professor); Dr. Leslie Rydberg (Assistant Professor); Dr. Deborah Gaebler (Professor); Dr. Charles Sisung (Assistant Professor); Dr. Melanie Rak (Assistant Professor); Dr. Matt Oswald (Instructor); Dr. Priya Mhatre (Assistant Professor); Dr. Samman Shahpar (Assistant Professor); Dr. David Ripley (Associate Professor); Dr. Christopher Reger (Assistant Professor); Dr. Sangeeta Driver (Associate Professor)

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Leslie Morse, DO
79/96 Thirteenth Street
Charlestown Navy Yard
Charlestown, MA, 02129
Phone: 617-952-6172
Email:
leslie.morse@mgh.harvard.edu
Website:
pmr.hms.harvard.edu/
Mentors: Paolo Bonato PhD, Associate Professor; Irene Davis, Professor; Felipe Fregni, MD, Ph.D, Associate Professor; Joseph Giacino, PhD, Associate Professor; Grant Iverson, Professor; Mel Glenn MD, Associate Professor; Leslie Morse, DO, Assistant Professor; Sabrina Paganoni, Assistant Professor; Can Tan, Instructor; J. Andrew Taylor, PhD, Associate Professor; Yang Teng, MD, PhD, Associate Professor; Qing Mei Wang, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor; Ross Zafonte, DO, Professor

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Candace Floyd, PhD
529C Spain Rehabilitation Center
1717 6th Avenue South
Birmingham AL 35249
Phone: 205-934-2022
Email:
clfloyd@uab.edu
Website:
www.uab.edu/medicine/physicalmedicine/
Mentors: Various mentors available – please see the webpage.

 

UC Irvine, School of Medicine
Susan Downing
UC Irvine Medical Center, Dept of PM&R
101 The City Drive S
Bldg 53, Rm 311A
Orange, CA 92868

Phone:
714-456-6444
Email: sdowning@uci.edu
Website: www.pmr.uci.edu
Mentor: Jay J. Han, MD, Professor and Vice; Chair Brian Cummings, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair for Research

University of California Davis
Martin D. Hoffman, MD
10535 Hospital Way (117)
Sacramento, CA 95655-1200
Phone: 916-843-9027
Email: mdhoffman@ucdavis.edu
Website: www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/pmr/
Mentor: Martin D. Hoffman, MD, FACSM, FAWM Chief of PM&R, VA Northern California Health Care System Professor of PM&R, University of California Davis

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Brad Dicianno, MD
3471 5th Avenue, Suite 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-6666
Email: dicianno@pitt.edu
Website: www.rehabmedicine.pitt.edu
Mentors: Many different mentor are available. Please see http://www.rehabmedicine.pitt.edu/about_us/AU_faculty.html

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Kathy Brown
Dept. of PM&R
6431 Fannin St., MSB G550A
Houston, TX 77303
Phone: 713-797-7429
Email:
kathy.brown@uth.tmc.edu
Website:
https://med.uth.edu/pmr/
Mentors: Gerard E. Francisco, MD, Professor and Chair of PM&R; Sheng Li, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of PM&R; Ping Zhou, PhD, Research Associate Professor of PM&R; Nuray Yozbatiran, PT, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of PM&R; Shuo-Hsiu (James) Chang, PT, PhD, Research Assistant Professor

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nitin Jain, MD, MSPH
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
2201  Children's Way, Suite 1318
Nashville, TN 37202
Phone: 615-936-8508
Email:
nitin.jain@vanderbilt.edu
Website: https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/pmr/
Mentors: Nitin Jain, MD, MSPH 

Virginia Commonwealth University
William McKinley, MD
1200 east Marshall Street
Richmond, Va 23298
Phone: 804-828-4233
Email: wmckinley@vcuhealth.org
Website: www.pmr.vcu.edu
Mentors: Asraf Gorgey, PhD

Wayne State University Medical School (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
Michelle C. Brock, MA, Senior Residency Program Coordinator
WSU PM&R-Oakwood
10000 Telegraph Road
Taylor, MI 48180
Phone: 313-375-7226
Email:
mbrock@med.wayne.edu
Website:
http://wsupgpmr.com/
Mentors:
Dr. Jay Meythaler;  Dr. Steven Hinderer; and Dr. Jean Peduzzi- Nelson



 

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