Rehabilitation Core

Preclinical and clinical exploration of rehabilitation science and clinical practice incorporating interdisciplinary rehabilitation to facilitate improvements in recovery or function of all aspects of injury, including strength and balance, cognition, language, and activities.

 Researcher/Clinician NameTitleDepartmentSpecialties
Russ Bauer Russell Bauer, PhD, ABPPProfessorDepartment of Clinical & Health PsychologyClinical neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury
BonnellGabriel Bonnell, MDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of NeurologyAcute management of ischemic stroke
BoseProdip Bose, MD, PhDProfessor & DirectorDepartment of NeurologySpasticity after TBI/SCI
ClarkDavid Clark, ScDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Aging & Geriatric ResearchEnhancing walking function in people with neurological impairments, Impact of age on functional outcomes post-injury
Jay Clugston James R Clugston, MD, MS, FAMSSM, CAQSMClinical Associate Professor and Sports Medicine Fellowship DirectorDepartment of Community Health and Family MedicineSport-related concussion, sports medicine
FoxEmily Fox, PT, PhDAssociate Professor & Director of Neuromuscular Research, Brooks RehabilitationDepartment of Physical TherapyControl and recovery following neurologic injury and disease
Carolyn GeisCarolyn Geis, MDAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Orthopaedics & RehabilitationTraumatic brain injury rehabilitation, post-stroke and brain injury spasticity
GhoshSuman Ghosh MD, MPAClinical Assistant ProfessorDepartment of PediatricsPediatric brain injury, stroke, neurocritical care, neuronal rehabilitation, spasticity, and cerebral palsy
Gonzalez-RothiElisa Gonzalez-Rothi, DPT, PhDResearch Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Physical TherapyRespiratory plasticity induced by neurostimulation and intermittent hypoxia; spinal cord injury; sleep apnea & pathogenic intermittent hypoxia after SCI
HermanDaniel C Herman, MD, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Orthopaedics and RehabilitationSports biomechanics related to performance and injury risk, the effect of baseline neurocognition and concussions on biomechanics and injury risk
Mike JaffeeMichael Jaffee, MD, FAAN, FANAProfessor, Vice Chair of Neurology, and Center DirectorDepartment of NeurologyTraumatic brain injury, concussion, sleep disorders
KrausAlison Kraus, PT, DPT, NCSNeurologic Physical TherapistNorman Fixel Institute for Neurological DiseasesSports-related concussion, TBI, anoxic and brain injury rehabilitation, impact of age on functional outcomes post-injury
Carolina MacielCarolina Maciel, MD, MSCRClinical Assistant ProfessorDepartment of NeurologyCognitive function after cardiac arrest/recovery, neurocritical care, traumatic brain injury
Lisa MerckLisa Merck, MD, MPH, FACEPAssociate Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Emergency Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine Neurological emergencies, critical care, resuscitation, and the COVID pandemic response
mitchell Gordon Mitchell, PhDPreeminence Professor and Director of the UF BREATHE CenterDepartment of Physical TherapyIntermittent hypoxia induced respiratory plasticity, therapeutic intermittent hypoxia in spinal injury and ALS
MuradGregory J A Murad, MDClinical Associate Professor and Residency Program Director Department of NeurosurgeryNeurosurgery, metastatic brain tumor
NadeauStephen E Nadeau, MDProfessorDepartment of NeurologyApplication of parallel distributed processing theory to understand the neural basis of cognitive function and its breakdown with brain injury, rehabilitation strategies
RoseDorian K Rose, PhDResearch Associate ProfessorDepartment of Physical TherapyNeuroplasticity and motor learning intervention strategies for rehabilitation of post-stroke motor control deficits
SimpkinsAlexis Simpkins, MD, PhD, MSCR, FAHAAssistant ProfessorDepartment of NeurologyAdvanced MRI and stroke, blood biomarkers and stroke, protective and preventive measures of cerebrovascular disorders, stroke recovery
SnyderAliyah Snyder, PhDAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Clinical & Health PsychologySports concussion, CTE
VaillancourtDavid Vaillancourt, PhDProfessor & ChairDepartment of Applied Physiology and KinesiologyBrain regulation of movement with focus on voluntary and involuntary motor disorders
WarrenLisa Warren, MHS, OTR/LSite Manager
UF Health Rehab at Fixel Center for Neurological DiseasesUpper extremity cooling in Parkinson'ss disease patients; therapy for Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, dystonia, essential tremor and other neurological disorders
WilsonChristina A Wilson, MD, PhDInterim Chief, Vascular Neurology Division; Associate Chair Of Education; Neurology Residency Program DirectorDepartment of NeurologyVascular neurology, acute ischemic stroke, aneurysm, stroke risk factors and prevention
ZaremskiJason Zaremski, MDClinical Associate Professor and Co-Medical Director of the High School Outreach ProgramDepartment of Orthopaedics and RehabilitationSports-related concussions, regenerative therapeutics, throwing-related injuries