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Research

HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

A. CURRENT RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

1. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Bagay Leslie, MD, IRB Approval “Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Evaluation Project: Development of standardized rotation speci c resident evaluation forms that incorporate the PM&R Milestones”, October 2016

2. Rossi, Roger, DO, On-going Research, Exercise and rTMS (repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation) in Parkinson’s Disease-p20 study in collaboration with New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center and the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, January 2016

3. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Fleming, Talya, MD, Eckert Anne, PhD, Christine Greiss DO, Anna Dunn, MD, JFK IRB Approval Obtained Ongoing Research Project – Stroke Recovery Program – Outcomes Trial, and Functional Outcomes Trial , Multi-Center Collaborative Initiative, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Rutgers, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, January 2016

4. Escaldi, Steven, DO, Research Project with Rutgers Bioengineering Department in conjunction with JFK Johnson Spasticity Clinic, January 2016

5. Brown, David, DO, Ongoing Pediatric Guillain Barre EMG Series Study, January 2016

6. Brown, David, DO, Ongoing Phrenic Nerve EMG Study Pre and Post EMG ndings after Pacer Implant, January 2016

7. Goldin, Yelena, PhD, Cicerone, Keith,
PhD, Ongoing Research Project; “Examining Attention Networks in Non-Traumatic Acquired Brain Injury Following Computer Based Cognitive Rehabilitation” January 2016

8. Goldin, Yelena, PhD, Cicerone, Keith, PhD, Ongoing Research ”Examining Attention Networks in Traumatic Brain Injury Following Computer Based Cognitive Rehabilitation” January 2016

9. Goldin, Yelena, PhD, Cicerone, Keith, PhD. Ongoing Research “An Exploration of the Role of Exercise in Older Adults with Acquired Brain Injury” January 2016

B. TEXTBOOKS

1. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Editor-In-Chief, (2004) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, First Edition, Textbook 848 pages, Demos Publishing, N.Y., N.Y.

2. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Editor in Chief, (2010) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Second Edition, 938 pages, Demos Publishing, N.Y., N.Y.

3. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Editor-In-Chief, (2014) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review, Third Edition, 953 pages, Demos Publishing, N.Y., N.Y.

C. PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

1. Cicerone, Keith, PhD, Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation of Attention Executive Function in Acquired Brain Injury: A Systematic

Review, Journal Head Trauma Rehabilitation, In Press, October 2015

2. Cicerone, Keith, PhD, Computerized Cognitive Rehabilitation of Attention and Executive Function in Acquired Brain Injury: A Systematic Review, Journal Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 2015 (In Press).

3. Cicerone, Keith, PhD, Comments on De ning the Targets, Mechanisms, Active Ingredients of Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Psychology, 2015; 60: 136-137

4. Rossi, Roger, DO, Multidisciplinary Intensive Rehabilitation Treatment Improves Sleep Quality in Parkinson’s Disease, Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders, April 2015; pp. 2:11

5. Rossi, Roger, DO, Dilated Cardiomyopathy in DMD: Atypical Presentation as Gastrointestinal Symptoms, 2015; 15(5) pp. 226-228

6. McElroy, Kevin, DO, Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Perret-Karimi, Danielle, MD, Hata, Justin, MD, Ferrer, Steven, MD, Demesmin, Didier, MD, Petagna, Anne Marie, MA PT, Intevention
Pain Management Skills Competency in Pain Medicine Fellows: A Method for Development and Assessment, American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, August 2014, Volume 93, Issue 6

7. Smith, Jason, MD, Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Protzman, Nicole, MD, Kooch, Jason, MD, Interventional Spinal Procedures in the Presence of a Chiari Malformation: A Potential Contraindication, American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, August 2014, Volume 93, Issue 8

D. ABSTRACTS

1. Luke, Ofure, MD, Weiss, Kyle, DO, Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Poster Presentation “Multifocal Ischemic CVA’s as in a Patient with Amyloid Beta Related Angiitis”, Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, New Orleans LA, October 2016

2. Esterov, Dmitry, DO, Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Kim, Kiin, MS IV, Poster Presentation, “Acute Rehabilitation of MI Complicated by Cardiogenic ECMO Resulting in Necrotizing Fasciitis”, Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, New Orleans, LA, October 2016

3. Weiss, Kyle, DO, Luke, Ofure, MD, Poster Presentation- “A Cause for Concern with Guillain-Barre Syndrome: A Case Report”, Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, New Orleans, LA October 2016

4. Lin, Lei, MD Poster Presentation – “An Evidence Based Assessment of Fall Risk and Prevention” Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, New Orleans, LA, October 2016

5. Lin, Matthew, MD, Poster Presentation – “Signi cant Improvement in Knee Pain in Osteoarthritic Joints After Treatment

for Hyperuricemia, A Case Presentation”, Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, New Orleans, LA, October 2016

6. Wright, ShaEssa, DO, Greenwald, Brian, MD, Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Poster Presentation – “Bilateral Corpus Callosum Stroke: Case Review of Utilization of Neurostimulants to Treat this Patient Population” Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, New Orleans, LA, October 2016

7. Craig Van Dien, MD, Laurent Delavaux, MD, Iqbal Jafri, MD, Sara Cuccurullo, MD, Poster Presentation: “Beyond the Muscle: A Case of Bronchiolitis as a Proceeding Manifestation of Anti-Jo-1 Positive Polymyositis” Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, February 2016

8. Craig Van Dien, MD, Laurent Delavaux, MD, Iqbal Jafri, MD, Sara Cuccurullo, MD, Poster Presentation: “Hyperglycemia Included Central Pontine Myelinolysis in the Setting
of Uncontrolled Diabetes”, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento CA, February 2016

9. Adeepa Singh, MD, Craig Van Dien, MD, Iqbal Jafri, MD, Sara Cuccurullo, MD, Poster Presentation: “Severe Cauda Equina Compression Due to a Delayed Postoperative Spinal Epidural Hematoma Associated with Aspirin” Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento CA, February 2016

10. Laurent Delavaux, MD, Craig Van Dien, MD, Christine Greiss, DO, Sara Cuccurullo, MD, Poster Presentation: “Acute Bilateral Paramedian Thalmic Infarcts as a Result

of a Thalamo-Perforating Arterial Variant Occlusion” Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento CA, February 2016

11. Ofure Luke, MD, Christine Greiss, DO, Poster Presentation: “Vertebral Artery Dissection Resulting in Cerebellar CVA after Chiropractic Manipulation in a Patient with Fibromuscular Dysplasia” Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, February 2016

12. ShaEssa Wright, MD, Brian Greenwald, MD, Poster Presentation: “Bilateral Corpus Callosum Stroke: Case Review of Utilization of Neurostimulants to Treat this Patient Population” Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento CA, February 2016

13. Yuriy Shepelyak, MD, Abstract Accepted: “Rectal Temperature: An Effective Screening Tool for Infection in Brain Trauma Unit Admissions” Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, February 2016

E. BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Rossi, Roger, DO, Fleming, Talya, MD, Urs, Krishna, MD, Cuccurullo, Sara, MD “Geriatric Rehabilitation from Bedside to Curbside, Osteoporosis in the Elderly Adult”, October 2016

2. Greenwald, Brian, MD, Greiss, Christine, DO, “Initial Rehabilitation Interventions in the Acute Hospital Setting and Transitioning to the Next Level of Care” Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment and Management (Second Edition) Editor, Felise Zollman, MD, May 2016

3. Greenwald, Brian, MD, “Disorders of Consciousness”, Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment and Management (Second Edition), Editor, Felise Zollman, MD, May 2016

4. Brown D, DO, Cuccurullo, S, MD, Williams, K, MD, 2015, Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Third Edition, Chapter Author: Myopathy, McGraw Hill Publishing, N.Y., N.Y.

5. Rossi, R, DO, Cuccurullo, S, MD, Balagatas, D, DO, 2015, Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Third Edition, Chapter Author: Neurorehabilitation, McGraw Hill Publishing, N.Y., N.Y.

6. Quevedo, J, MD, Cuccurullo, S, MD, Smith, J, MD, 2015, Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, First Edition, Chapter Author: Neurogenic Bowel and Bladder, McGraw Hill Publishing, N.Y., N.Y.

7. McElroy, K, DO, Cuccurullo, S, MD, Inner eld, C, MD, 2015, Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, First Edition, Chapter Author; Total Joint Replacement, McGraw Hill Publishing, N.Y., N.Y.

8. Greenwald Brian, MD, Park MJ. Disorders of Consciousness. In: Cifu DX and Eapen BC, editors. Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Medicine. London: Future Medicine Ltd; 2015 P 205-220.

9. Greenwald, Brian, MD, Greiss, Christine, DO, Initial Rehabilitation Interventions in the Acute Hospital Setting and Transitioning to the Next Level of Care. In: Zollman FS, editor. Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment and Management, 2nd edition. Mew Yoir; Demos Medical Publishing; 2016. P 214-220

10. Greenwald, Brian, MD, Nori P. Disorders of Consciousness. In: Zollman FS, editor. Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury; Assessment and Management, 2nd edition. New York: Demos Medical Publishing; 2016. P 221-227

F. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

NATIONAL:

1. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Fleming, Talya, MD, American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) National Conference – Comprehensive Outpatient Stroke Recovery Program Utilizing Interval Cardiovascular Conditioning Program, New Orleans, LA, October 25, 2016

2. Fleming, Talya, MD, North East Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC) Regional Conference – Secondary Prevention After Stroke, New Port, RI, October 21, 2016

3. Fleming, Talya, MD, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Advances in Stroke Care – Stroke Rehabilitation: Moving Forward, New Brunswick, NJ October 7, 2016

4. Dunn, Anna, MD, North East Cerebrovascular Consortium (NEEC) Regional Conference Segment Moderator, New Port, RI, October 21, 2016

5. Levine, Jaime, MD, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly “Neuropharmacology in TBI: what we know and what we don’t”. Course Director and Speaker, New Orleans, LA, October 20, 2016

6. Levine, Jaime, MD, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly “Improving Assessment and Maximizing Intervention Options for Patients with Spasticity, Dystonia, and Related Motor Disorders” Faculty Providing hands-on teaching of interventional techniques. New Orleans, LA, October 21, 2016

7. Quevedo, Jonathan, MD “Appropriate Treatment/Rehabilitation Setting for Stroke Patients”, Presentation, Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ, October 2016

8. Greiss, Christine, DO “The Agitated Patient”, CME Lecture JFK/Johnson Rehabilitation Staff, Edison, NJ, October 20, 2016

9. Uustal, Heikki, MD, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical Student Lecture on Prosthetics and Orthotics, New Orleans, LA, October 2016

10. Rossi, Roger, DO, World Parkinson’s Disease Congress, Portland, Oregon, September 2016

11. Rossi, Roger, DO Planning Committee and Presenter “Parkinson’s Disease: Comprehensive Inter-Professional Medical, Physical, Rehabilitation & Lifestyle Management” More than just the shakes: Non- motor Manifestations of Parkinson’s Disease, Why Exercise? Training the Body or the Brain, JFK Medical Center, Edison NJ September 16, 2016

12. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Fleming, Talya, MD, 1st Annual NJ Conference on Collaborative Stroke Management, Stroke Recovery Program and Cardio Vascular Conditions, JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ September 8, 2016

13. Bagay, Leslie, MD, “Falls Prevention Fair: Ready, Steady, Balance” event at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ, September 24, 2016

14. Greenwald, Brian, MD, Lecture at Trinitas Hospital “Controversies and Changes in Our Understanding of Disorders of Consciousness” Elizabeth, NJ, July 26, 2016

15. Uustal, Heikki, MD, Annual Prosthetics and Orthotics Course, University of Missouri, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Columbia, MO, April 22-23, 2016

16. Uustal, Heikki, MD, Annual Review Course in PM&R, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, April 9, 2016

17. Uustal, Heikki, MD, Annual Review Course in PM&R, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation, Livingston, NJ April 3, 2016

18. Greenwald, Brian, MD Lecture on ”Medical Complexity and Complications of Patients
with Traumatically Induced Disorders of Consciousness”, Brain Injury Alliance of NJ, May 2016

19. Cicerone, Keith, PhD, Evidence-Based Cognitive Rehabilitation: Recommendations for Clinical Practice, Brain Injury Alliance of NJ 34th Annual Seminar Achieving Meaningful Outcomes, West Long Branch, NJ, May 12, 2016

20. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Escaldi, Steven, DO, Association of Academic Physiatrists National Meeting, Course Directors of Signature Spasticity Course, Sacramento, CA, February 16-20, 2016

21. Escaldi, Steven, DO, Association of Academic Physiatrists National Meeting, Signature Spasticity Course Lecture “Assessing Residency Competency in Spasticity” Sacramento, CA, February 2016

22. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Fleming Talya, MD, Adopting the AM-PAC to Measure Post Acute Care Functional Outcomes, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ, January 26, 2016

23. Uustal, Heikki, MD, Chair, Scienti c Review Panel, 2016 Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Department of Defense, Washington, DC January 13-15, 2016

24. Cuccurullo, Sara, MD, Chair, Scienti c Review Panel, 2016, Trauma and Orthopedic Outcomes Research Program, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Department of Defense, Washington, DC January 2016

INTERNATIONAL

1. Jafri, Iqbal, MD, Rehabilitation Medical Conference/Medical Mission – Topics Covered: Pain Management/Stroke/Regenerative Medicine; Conducted workshop on Joint Injection, Karbala and Najaf al Ashraf, Iraq, Sponsored by Alkafeel Hospital Iraq, and Monte ore Hospital/ Albert Einstein Medical College/Imamia Medics International in a consultative status with the UN, August 11-17, 2016

2. Jafri, Iqbal, MD, Lecture and Workshop 2nd National Neuro rehab Conference at Dow University of Health and Science, Karachi Pakistan, January 9, 2016

3. Jafri, Iqbal, MD, Lecture and Panelist for Stroke Related Topics and Impact of Disability in Third World Countries, particularly in Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan, January 9, 2016

4. Jafri, Iqbal, MD, Visit to Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at Dow University of Health Sciences, invited guest by Vice Chancellor and Director of Rehab at Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan, January 9, 2016

5. Jafri, Iqbal, MD, Key Note Speaker “Stroke Related Disability and Rehab Recovery” 2nd National Neuro-rehab Conference, Dow University, Karachi, Pakistan, January 10, 2016

6. Jafri, Iqbal, MD, Lecture to Medical Students, Khaipur Medical College at Khairpur Mir’s Sindh Pakistan, at the invitation of Principal of Khaipur Medical College, Pakistan, January 12, 2016

7. Rossi, Roger, DO, 20th International Movement Disorder Society Conference; Moderator of Session – Wellness in Parkinsonism, Berlin, Germany, 2016