physical medicine and rehabilitation
Mar. 25, 2021—Research snapshot: Study shows promise to bring back strain-relieving wearable tech to last-mile delivery drivers, heavy-lifting jobs and other essential workers, including those strained during pandemic. Est. reading time: 1.5 minutes
Vanderbilt trans-institutional team shows how next-gen wearable sensor algorithms powered by machine learning could be key to preventing injuries that sideline runners
Oct. 28, 2020—An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Karl Zelik explores how wearable sensor technology can monitor bone stress in runners, developing a new multi-sensor algorithm that could save runners from months of pain and recovery time.
Sep. 29, 2020—Zelik and team demonstrate how a clothing-like exoskeleton can reduce back muscle fatigue and provide needed physical relief to material handlers, medical professionals and frontline workers.
Nov. 12, 2018—D.J. Kennedy is professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Apr. 12, 2018—Jeffery Johns, MD, medical director of Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Jul. 26, 2012—Officially established on April 1, Vanderbilt’s new Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) has welcomed its first new faculty recruit and is establishing clinical and research programs.