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RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine

RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine is a top podcast featuring interviews with faculty and staff of RUSK Rehabilitation as well as leaders from other rehabilitation programs around the country. These podcasts are being offered by RUSK, one of the top rehabilitation centers in the world. Your host for these interviews is Dr. Tom Elwood. He will take you behind the scenes to look at what is transpiring in the exciting world of rehabilitation research and clinical services through the eyes of those involved in making dynamic breakthroughs in health care.
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Now displaying: April, 2016
Apr 27, 2016

Dr. Katie Ann Sheeran is a senior Physical Therapist in the neurologic outpatient physical therapy department at Rusk. She has worked at NYU since June 2010 and rotated through acute care and acute rehabilitation before becoming a permanent senior physical therapist in the outpatient department. Along with treating patients with neurologic, medically complex, and orthopedic conditions, she runs the Facial Reanimation Program, which focuses on restoring symmetry and spontaneous functional facial movement in patients with facial nerve palsy and synkinesis, a condition that can develop in patients after an episode of Bell’s palsy and other diagnoses, including acoustic neuroma resection, Guillain-Barre, and Ramsey Hunt syndrome. Her bachelor’s degree is from the University of Vermont and she has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College. In this interview, she discusses several neurologic conditions that require physical therapy and provides additional details on the importance of this area.  

Apr 20, 2016

Claribell Bayona is a senior occupational therapist who has been working at New York University Langone Medical Center for 11 years. At Rusk, her responsibilities are in the outpatient service providing occupational therapy to individuals with neurological conditions where she specializes in limb loss rehabilitation of upper and lower limb amputees. She has provided multiple in-services to staff and interdisciplinary team members on the role of occupational therapy and limb loss rehabilitation and works closely with the rehab team to help limb loss clients achieve independence with their everyday activities. She has written chapters in rehabilitation textbooks and made presentations at national conferences. One of her bachelor’s degrees is in Anthropology from the University at Buffalo and a second one is in Occupational Therapy from Stony Brook University. She currently is pursuing a doctorate in occupational therapy at Quinnipiac University. In this interview, she discusses the kinds of conditions and situations  that result in amputation as well as a number of other elements of amputation and functional ability. 

Apr 13, 2016

Jeffrey M. Cohen, MD is a Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at, NYU-Langone Medical Center. He is the Chief of the Medically Complex Specialty Program, Director of the Limb Loss Program, and Rehabilitation Director of the Neuromuscular Disease Center and the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Clinic at NYU. In this two-part interview, Dr. Cohen discusses kidney and liver transplant and the process for rehabilitation. 

Apr 6, 2016

Jeffrey M. Cohen, MD is a Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University School of Medicine and an Attending Physician in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at, NYU-Langone Medical Center. He is the Chief of the Medically Complex Specialty Program, Director of the Limb Loss Program, and Rehabilitation Director of the Neuromuscular Disease Center and the Diabetic Foot and Ankle Clinic at NYU. In this two-part interview, Dr. Cohen discusses kidney and liver transplant and the process for rehabilitation. 

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