- Dr. Lee named interim department chair
Dr. Michael Lee, professor and executive vice chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, has been selected to serve as interim chair of the department effective March 2018. Dr. Lee takes on the role previously held by Dr. James McDeavitt, who stepped down to devote his full-time efforts as Baylor’s senior vice president and dean of clinical affairs. Dr. Lee joined Baylor last summer. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1984 and his Master of Health Administration degree from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1999. Prior to joining Baylor, he was the Sidna C. Rizzo Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill since 1994.
Dr. McDeavitt will continue to work with the Faculty Group Practice to provide enhanced services for patients and to fully integrate Baylor physicians into the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center. In addition, he will continue to serve as chief clinical integration officer for the CHI St. Luke's Health System.
- T. Dorina Papageorgiou, Ph.D., M.H.Sc.
Dr. T. Dorina Papageorgiou, assistant professor of neurology and physical medicine and rehabilitation, received a grant from the McNair Medical Institute to continue her work focused on investigational targeted brain neuro-therapeutics, including the rehabilitation of visual cortical blindness, speech/motor impairment and chronic pain as a result of traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, neurodegenerative disease and pain syndromes.
- RehabCast: Felicia Skelton, M.D.
Dr. Skelton discusses her work in the management of urinary tract infections and antibiotic use. (11:47)
Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation News
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- Don’t be hard-headed about concussion recovery Sep 7, 2016
- Pushing the brain too quickly after a concussion can potentially delay healing, said Dr. Craig DiTommaso, assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
- Guided procedures ensure accuracy of therapeutic injectionsJun 23, 2016
- Baylor expert encourages those seeking therapeutic injections, to be sure to seek a physician who is trained in image-guided procedures to deliver the medication accurately.
- More clinics moving to new building on McNair CampusJan 14, 2015
- The phased move-in of the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center at the McNair Campus continues next week, when several clinics will open on the ninth floor.
- Occupational therapist receives highest honor in the professionDec 1, 2014
- The American Occupational Therapy Association select Baylor Professor and Occupational Therapist Susan L. Garber to receive the Eleanor Clark Slagle Lectureship Award.
- Concussion recovery varies by individualDec 9, 2013
- Right therapies paired with healing without reinjury are key to recovering from a concussion, according to Baylor expert.
- McDeavitt selected to lead physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of MedicineSep 27, 2013
- Dr. James McDeavitt, a recognized leader in educational, research and clinical programs, has been named chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Baylor College of Medicine
- Baylor College of Medicine ACE grants awardedMay 16, 2013
- Find out which Baylor College of Medicine medical residents and fellows have been awarded the Advancing Clinical Excellence in Health Care Delivery System Trainee Grants to support their work toward improving the safety and quality of patient care.
- BCM ranked 17th nationally in NIH fundingNov 28, 2012
- College top in Texas among the 139 medical schools for FY 2012 NIH funding.
- Grant to study virtual weight management program for women with mobility impairmentsNov 8, 2012
- Program will focus on diet, nutrition, barriers women with mobility impairments face when preparing food.
- Ultrasound technology simplifies treatment for musculoskeletal troublesJul 27, 2012
- The technology allows patients see how tissues respond as the patient moves, something you cannot get with a stationary MRI.
- Pediatric strokes: More common than most people thinkMay 17, 2011
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- Older adults can fight frailty through resistance weight trainingSep 30, 2010
- Resistance weight training the only way to slow down loss of lean muscle mass, BCM expert says.
- Technology transfer: 25 years at Baylor College of MedicineAug 4, 2010
- BCM technology has led to more than 200 diagnostic, clinical and research products.