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

November 18, 2022

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

Need a Brain Injury Medicine Doctor? UNC PM&R Has Three!

November 3, 2022

Three UNC PM&R faculty members recently achieved certification in Brain Injury Medicine (BIM) by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. As certified BIM specialists, our faculty provide enhanced treatment and managed care plans to restore the health and function to patients with brain function disorder. A brain injury’s impact on patients can lead … Continued

Medical Care Changes as Kids with Cerebral Palsy Grow Up

October 7, 2022

Story originally published in UNC Health Talk —————————————————————- At some point, all children transition from pediatric to adult healthcare providers. But for patients with cerebral palsy and their families, the change can be especially complicated. That’s why it’s important that their healthcare team starts the process early and offers guidance and support through this transition … Continued

UNC PM&R’s New Cancer Rehabilitation Medical Director

August 30, 2022

The UNC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is thrilled to welcome our new Clinical Associate Professor & Cancer Rehabilitation Medical Director, Sasha Knowlton, MD. Dr. Knowlton received her Medical Degree from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2012. After completing her residency at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, she went on to … Continued

4th Annual UNC Spina Bifida Family Day

August 9, 2022

The 4th Annual UNC Spina Bifida Family Day will be IN-PERSON this year on October 1st, 2022. It will be held at Laurel Hills Park which has the amazing Sassafras All Children’s Playground (wheelchair accessible). There will be light refreshments, Bridge II Sports activities, face painting, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, and more. Family members … Continued

2022 Mauricio Castillo Diversity & Inclusion Scholar

August 5, 2022

We are thrilled to announce Gustavo Alonso Panduro Vargas as our 2022 Mauricio Castillo Diversity & Inclusion Scholar! This 8-week program engages students in research, educational enrichment, clinical experiences, and one-on-one mentoring with faculty leaders. Scholars also receive a $5,000 stipend for participating in the program. Gustavo is a first-generation Mexican immigrant and a first-generation … Continued

U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation

August 1, 2022

For the second year in a row, UNC Rehab is listed in US News and World Report’s 2022-23 Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation! U.S. News generates hospital rankings by evaluating data on nearly 5,000 hospitals. To be nationally ranked in a specialty, a hospital must excel in caring for the sickest, most medically complex patients. Learn … Continued

Roth Awarded K01 Career Development Grant

July 25, 2022

Dr. Isabel Roth, DrPH, MS, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Program on Integrative Medicine, was recently awarded a K01* career development award from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. Her mentorship team is led by Dr. Jennifer Leeman from the School of Nursing, Dr. Shabbar Ranapurwala and Dr. … Continued

UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach

May 23, 2022

  On Friday, May 13th, 2022, UNC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation hosted the UNC Long COVID Symposium: Recovery and Rehabilitation Using a Multidisciplinary Approach. This year’s virtual symposium, hosted in collaboration with Greensboro AHEC,  highlighted the latest understanding of this complex, new syndrome. It provided an evidence-based review of Long COVID epidemiology and … Continued

Match Day 2022

March 21, 2022

Welcome Class of 2026! Congratulations!    Sidney Tucker MD: University of Tennessee James Lau MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School Anthony Reedy MD: University of Tennessee Biola Brinson MD: University of North Carolina