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Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS)

Current RREMS Participants (Summer 2017)

Olivia Antonescu

Mentor: W. David Arnold, MD    
Site Sponsor: The Ohio State University
Research Topic: Engineered Troponin C Mutants to Improve Physical Function in Aged Mice via Rotarod and Grip Strength Assessment
Medical School: Northeast Ohio Medical University

Damien Peter Cannon

Mentor: Nitin Jain, MD    
Site Sponsor: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Research Topic: The Genetic Epidemiology of Symptomatic Rotator Cuff Tears
Medical School: Loma Linda School of Medicine

Ahish Chitneni

Mentor: John Whyte, MD, PhD    
Site Sponsor: Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute
Research Topic: The Relationship Between Behavioral Measures of Pain and Levels of Consciousness and Agitation in a Sample of Patients with Severe TBI
Medical School: A.T Still University Arizona (SOMA)

Shivam Gulhar

Mentors: Ryan T. Roemmich, PhD; Pablo Celnik, MD
Site Sponsor: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Research Topic: Leveraging energetics to improve gait symmetry after stroke
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine

Paige Morrison

Mentor: Brad Kurowski, MD, MS
Sponsor Site: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Research Topic: Executive Functioning After Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Pattern of Findings and Influence of Individual, Pre-Injury, and Injury-Related Factors
Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Jason Ni

Mentor: Prin X Amorapanth, MD, PhD    
Site Sponsor: NYU Langone/Rusk Rehabilitation
Research Topic: Assessing the use of Mobile Universal Lexicon Evaluation System (MULES) test as a diagnostic measure of concussion
Medical School: Pennsylvania State College of Medicine

Christian Roehmer

Mentor: Brad E. Dicianno, MD
Site Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh
Research Topic: Assessing the Effectiveness of Virtual Reality for Power Wheelchair Driving Training
Medical School: Michigan State University College of Human 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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