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Improving Health, Function, and Well-Being.

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Welcome to the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our mission is to improve the health, function, and wellbeing of people across North Carolina and beyond through excellence in patient care, education, research, and innovation. Our rehabilitation medicine physicians, called physiatrists, manage the care of patients through an interdisciplinary rehabilitation team of colleagues within UNC Health Care system. Our department’s research faculty and neuropsychologists further develop our holistic approach, ensuring well-being, maximum functional abilities, and cognitive and psychological health for patients with physical impairment and cognitive dysfunction.  Physiatry is becoming more critical as the population ages and desires ideal states of wellness, quality of life, and function over a lifetime.

 

 

 

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  • Tar Heal Tuesday 2022

    Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Donate Online Join us with the UNC Health Foundation as we come together on Tar Heal Tuesday to show our support for life-saving research, world-class medical education and quality, compassionate care for all through giving. We’ll have a booth at the UNC PIT from 11:00 – 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November … Continued

  • Dr. Susan Gaylord

    PCORI Award: Comparing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy versus Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Autistic Adults

    Dr. Susan Gaylord, Director of UNC PM&R’s Program on Integrative Medicine, joins Brenna Maddox, PhD (UNC Dept of Psychiatry) and Micah Mazukek, PhD (University of Virginia) in a collaborative study of mental health interventions for adults with autism. The study will compare the effectiveness of Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) versus Mindfulness therapy for mental health conditions … Continued

  • When it comes to esports and gaming health – It’s Game On!

    For Dr. Katie Bartolo, when it comes to esports and gaming health – It’s Game On!   Dr. Kathryne Bartolo, MD is UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s (PM&R) newest sports medicine physician. She provides spine and musculoskeletal diagnosis care at the UNC Spine Center and at the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care (CRC). Dr. Bartolo … Continued

Tar Heal Tuesday 2022

Posted 7 days ago

Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Donate Online Join us with the UNC Health Foundation as we come together on Tar Heal Tuesday to show our support for life-saving research, world-class medical education and quality, compassionate care for all through giving. We’ll have a booth at the UNC PIT from 11:00 – 1:00 pm on Tuesday, November … Continued

Dr. Susan Gaylord

PCORI Award: Comparing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy versus Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Autistic Adults

Posted 1 week ago

Dr. Susan Gaylord, Director of UNC PM&R’s Program on Integrative Medicine, joins Brenna Maddox, PhD (UNC Dept of Psychiatry) and Micah Mazukek, PhD (University of Virginia) in a collaborative study of mental health interventions for adults with autism. The study will compare the effectiveness of Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) versus Mindfulness therapy for mental health conditions … Continued

When it comes to esports and gaming health – It’s Game On!

Posted 1 week ago

For Dr. Katie Bartolo, when it comes to esports and gaming health – It’s Game On!   Dr. Kathryne Bartolo, MD is UNC Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s (PM&R) newest sports medicine physician. She provides spine and musculoskeletal diagnosis care at the UNC Spine Center and at the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care (CRC). Dr. Bartolo … Continued

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