Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Medicine

Rehabilitation Medicine
Rehabilitation Medicine

Research Participation Opportunities

If you have any questions or would like to learn about current clinical trials, please contact our research team.

For current studies at Weill Cornell Medicine Rehabilitation visit:

NewYork-Presbyterian is a major teaching hospital affiliated with two prestigious Ivy-League medical schools, the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, which has educational programs in both occupational and physical therapy. NewYork-Presbyterian's vision is to be at the forefront of medical innovation, research and education. In keeping with this vision, the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine strives to promote an environment of continuing education and scientific research as well as excellent clinical patient care.

Our rehabilitation staff maintains academic involvement through teaching, research studies, and contributions to the professional literature in many different specialty areas and in collaboration with other health professionals. Most of our therapy professionals maintain membership in their respective national professional organizations and participate in national and local meetings and conferences. Many members of our senior staff also hold academic appointments with our affiliated programs.

Journal articles





Stroke and the Family: A New Guide, book cover

Stein J.
Stroke and the Family: A New Guide
Harvard University Press, Cambridge
ISBN: 0674015134 (Hardcover); 067401667X (Softcover)


Life After Stroke, book cover

Stein J, Silver JK, Frates EP.
Life After Stroke: The Guide to Recovering Your Health and Preventing Another Stroke
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2006
ISBN 0-8018-8363-6 (Hardcover); 0-8018-8364-4 (Softcover)


Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation, book cover

Stein J, Harvey RL, Macko R, Winstein C, Zorowitz R (editors)
Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation
Demos Medical Publishing, New York, 2009
ISBN 1933864125 / 9781933864129


Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function Based Approach, book cover

Glen Gillen and Ann Burkhardt
Stroke Rehabilitation: A Function Based Approach, 2nd ed.
Elsevier/Mosby, Saint Louis, 2004


Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function, book cover

Glen Gillen
Cognitive and Perceptual Rehabilitation: Optimizing Function
Elsevier/Mosby, Saint Louis, 2009

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Lauren Winterbottom, MS, OTR/L, Research Occupational Therapist

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Michael Spinner, Research Exercise Physiologist

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

David Chaudhuri, Research Assistant

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Alexandra Keenan, Research Assistant