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October 07, 2021For the First Time Stroke Study Reveals Optimal Timing and Intensity for Arm and Hand Rehabilitation
Washington, D.C., – A phase II, randomized clinical trial found that the optimal period for intensive rehabilitation of arm and hand use after a stroke should begin 60 to 90 days after the event...
March 25, 2016Actress/Singer, Ali Stroker, From the Hit Fox TV Series, ‘Glee,’ and Broadway Musical, ‘Spring Awakening,’ Visits MedStar NRHActress/Singer, Ali Stroker, from the hit Fox TV series, ‘Glee,’ and Broadway musical, ‘Spring Awakening,’ visited with Spinal Cord Injury and Pediatric patients at MedStar NRH. Ms. Stroker visited as a patient ambassador for Wellspect HealthCare and LoFric® catheters.
March 17, 2016Alexander Dromerick, MD, Publishes Prestigious Article in JAMA on Task-Oriented Rehabilitation and Stroke PatientsAlexander Dromerick, MD, MedStar NRH VP of the Research Division and Chair and Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Georgetown University, along with being the co-director of the Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery (a joint program between Georgetown University and MedStar NRH), recently had a very prestigious article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
March 17, 2016Curtis Whitehair, MD's, GME Leadership Lauded By ACGME; Receives Prestigious Parker J. Palmer Award for Work with Residency ProgramCurtis Whitehair, MD, FAAPMR, program director for the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency program at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital/MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is one of just 10 recipients of a 2016 Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
February 26, 2016Chinese Delegation From Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Visited MedStar National Rehabilitation NetworkThe Chinese Delegation from Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine recently visited MedStar National Rehabilitation Network. The Delegation was composed of a group consisting of physicians, deans and professors from the university.