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AAPM&R Members in the News: September 2016

Sep 27, 2016
  • Cheri Blauwet, MD, instructor at Harvard Medical School and sports medicine physiatrist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is featured in this article showcasing her experience as a Paralympian. Dr. Blauwet now serves as the chair of the International Paralympic Committee’s Medical Committee and was featured in our August issue of The Physiatrist. Read more.
  • Craig DiTommaso, MD, assistant professor of PM&R at Baylor College of Medicine, discusses the importance of giving the brain time to heal after a concussion in the article, “Don’t be hard-headed about concussion recovery.” Read more.
  • Alberto Esquenazi, MD, AAPM&R past president and chief medical officer of MossRehab, was featured on CBS Philly to discuss new technology that makes artificial limbs work like the real thing. Read more.
  • Donald Peck Leslie, MD, recently joined Accord Services® as its new medical advisor. Dr. Leslie joined Accord Services® because of its long-standing commitment to providing successful clinical outcomes for patients with catastrophic brain and spinal cord injuries. Congratulations, Dr. Leslie! Read more.