Angela Lipscomb-Hudson, MD

Dr. Hudson

Appointments

984-974-9747

Bio

Dr. Hudson completed medical school at Howard University College of Medicine in 2007. She continued with a preliminary internal medicine internship at Carolinas Medical Center, and residency at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, finishing residency in 2011. 

Dr. Hudson is Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation where she is the Director of the Weight Loss and Lifestyle Medicine Program at the UNC Spine Center and Medical Director for Stroke Rehabilitation at the UNC Rehabilitation Center. Her sub-specialties and clinical interests include obesity and weight management, health coaching, stroke rehabilitation, general rehabilitation, and rehabilitation of neurological disorders.  Also, she provides botulinum toxin injections and peripheral joint injections to rehabilitation patients.

Her practice philosophy involves providing compassionate, intuitive, and intelligent care where she aims to optimize health and function of individuals through a patient-centered continuum of care, with the goal of improving the quality of life for each individual. Dr. Hudson also enjoys collaborating with other healthcare professionals to improve patient health care and well-being.

Titles

Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Medical Director, Stroke Rehabilitation, UNC Rehabilitation Center
Director, Weight Loss and Lifestyle Medicine Program, UNC Spine Center 

Education

Medical School: Howard University College of Medicine, 2007
Residency: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago/Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 2008-2011
Preliminary Internal Medicine Internship: Carolinas Medical Center, 2007-2008

Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sub-Specialties

Obesity and Weight Management
• Health Coaching
• Stroke Rehabilitation
• Rehabilitation of Neurological Disorders
• Spasticity Management
• General Rehabilitation
• Botulinum Toxin Injections
• Peripheral Joint Injections

Honors

2012 UNC PM&R Teaching Excellence Award
2012 UNC PM&R Educational Module of the Year
2011 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Baskin’s Award for Excellence in Research, Resident Research Day
1st Place Award
2011 Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) Dr. Scholl Award for Rehabilitation Research
2010 RIC/ Northwestern University Sewell Resident Award for Recognition of Achievement and Greatest
Potential in a Career in Academics or Research

Publications

Lipscomb-Hudson A, Thananopavarn P, Zinner T. “Rehabilitation in the Elderly” in Reichel's Care of the Elderly, 7th edition, Chapter 44. Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Presentations

“Addressing the Obesity Problem in Patients with Pain.” UNC PM&R Grand Rounds. April 19, 2017.

“Weight Management and Wellness after Stroke”. 
UNC Stroke Symposium at UNC Friday Center. March 14, 2016.
 

Poster Presentation: Lipscomb-Hudson, Angela and Yen, Jeanie. "Rehabilitation after a rare diagnosis of both Dermatomyositis and Longitudinally Extensive Transverse Myelitis: A Case Report." Association of Academic Physiatrist Annual Meeting Scientific Presentations, February 2014.

"Rehabilitation for Stroke." Presentation at Sanford Health and Rehabilitation, Sanford, NC. September 12, 2013.

“Exercise for Stroke and Obesity Prevention.” Presentation for Heels in Motion at Streets of Southpoint Mall. Durham, NC, June 26, 2013.

"Open Arms: Raising Awareness of Upper Limb Spasticity" with Henry Winkler. Presenter and panel member. May 22, 2012.

"The Obesity Epidemic: Physiatric Interventions of Select Comorbidities and Complications." UNC PM&R, January 2011.

Poster Presentation: Kim, Ki and Angela Lipscomb. "Case of a C8-T1 Level Spinal Cord Injury Patient with Diaphragm Paralysis Due to Bilateral Phrenic Nerve Injuries". Association of Academic Physiatrists, Annual Meeting, Scientific Presentations, April 2010.

Completed Research

A Phase III, Multicenter, Open Label, Extension Study, To Assess the Long Safety and Efficacy of Repeated Treatment of Dysport® Intramuscular Injection in the Treatment of Upper Limb Spasticity in Adult Subjects with Hemiparesis Due To Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury
Industry Sponsor: Ipsen
Role: Co-Investigator

A Phase III, Multicenter, Double Blind, Prospective, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Dysport® Used for the Treatment of Lower Limb Spasticity in Adult Subjects with Hemiparesis Due To Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury
Industry Sponsor: Ipsen
Role: Co-Investigator

A Phase III, Multicenter, Open Label, Extension Study, To Assess the Long Safety and Efficacy of Repeated Treatment of Dysport® Intramuscular Injection in the Treatment of Lower Limb Spasticity in Adult Subjects with Hemiparesis Due To Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury
Industry Sponsor: Ipsen
Role: Co-Investigator

A Phase III, Multicenter, Double Blind, Prospective, Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Dysport® Intramuscular Injection Used for the Treatment of Upper Limb Spasticity in Adult Subjects with Hemiparesis Due To Stroke or Traumatic Brain Injury
Industry Sponsor: Ipsen
Role: Co-Investigator

Professional Memberships

Association of Academic Physiatrists
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine
The Obesity Society
National Medical Association: Durham Academy of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy
North Carolina Medical Society
Lifestyle Medicine