A study by Dr. Cristina Sarmiento and team, in the January 2024 issue of The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (JQPS) describes a foundational step healthcare organizations need to take to facilitate the provision of equitable care: routine and systematic documentation of patients’ disability status in the electronic health record (EHR). This was recently featured on The Joint Commission blog.
The University of Colorado Physical Therapy Program announces that Dr. Dan Malone has been named the director of the hybrid pathway, in partnership with the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS).
Cristina Sarmiento, MD, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, was featured in the MyCP Webinar Series, hosted by the Cerebral Palsy Research Network, to discuss Priorities in Adult CP Research.
Paige Naylor, PhD, pediatric clinical neuropsychologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado, was featured in this article by Romper providing guidance on how to explain a loved one's Alzheimer diagnosis to your child.
Dr. Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley was featured in The Aspen Times where she will be on a panel Wednesday, October 4, 2023, to discuss The Longevity Project: Maintaining mobility, balance, and athleticism throughout life.
Dr. Lisa Brenner and her team at the Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center were featured in Time Magazine to discuss the link between traumatic brain injury and suicide.
Dr. Danielle Melton is featured in this article to discuss how The National Limb Loss & Preservation Registry, a new repository that aggregates data from entities that treat patients with amputation, offers a new opportunity to share de-identified data—and approximately 180 patient-care locations have signed on to the registry so far.
The CU Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation celebrated it's 36th Annual Gersten Day Rehabilitation Scientific Symposium. Attendees heard presentations from our outgoing residents, fellows, and current Rehabilitation Science PhD students, and our keynote speaker Jonathan F. Bean, MD, MS, MPH.
Dr. Danielle Melton, visiting associate professor in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Colorado, was featured in this article to discuss the Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PLUS-M Survey) of more than more than 1,000 prosthetic limb users across the country.
Dr. William Niehaus hosts the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Podcast. The May 25th episode spotlights the 2022 LaunchPad Winner and explores sex-related discrepancies after spinal cord injury.
Editor-in-Chief Alan Jette of the Physical Therapy Journal discusses academic career earnings and the projected shortage of physical therapy researchers with Alexander Garbin and Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, whose recent study evaluated the short- and long-term financial impacts of a full-time PhD program for physical therapists with a DPT.
On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, the US Department of Veterans Affairs – Veterans Health Administration Eastern Colorado Health Care System and the Rocky Mountain Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) for Suicide Prevention launched the first annual PACT Act Research Symposium for Veteran Health at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The PACT Act is a historic new law that expands VA healthcare and benefits for Veterans exposed to burn pits and other toxic substances.
Parenting special needs magazine spoke with Dr. Sue Apkon, Chief of Pediatric Rehabilitation, Fischahs Chair in Pediatric Rehabilitation, and Vice Chair for the CU Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and current trainees Drs. Deanna Claus, Emily Gianetti, and Andrew McCoy, to learn more about Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.