Korupolu receives mindfulness meditation grant

Radha Korupolu, MD, associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has received a 3-year, $714,096 grant from the National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, for a pilot study…


Two departments name vice chairs for Diversity and Inclusion

Leadership from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and The Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery have named vice chairs for Diversity and Inclusion. The two newest vice chairs are Joel E. Frontera, MD, vice chair of education and…


Stroke patients employ robotics in gait research

Recent research from Fangshi Zhu, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, on the effects of exoskeleton-assisted rehabilitation for stroke survivors was published in the June edition of the Journal of Neural Engineering. With their…


Francisco named AAP Distinguished Academician

The Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) has named Gerard E. Francisco, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) as its 2020 Distinguished Academician. Francisco received the award for achieving distinction and peer recognition by…


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