Research

Picture of a research session at MedStar NRH

Our outstanding team of physicians and scientists are actively involved in a variety of cutting edge research projects.

Current areas of focus:

  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Brain Recovery
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Amputations
  • Orthopedics
  • Biomechanics
  • Health disparities

We conduct state-of-the art clinical, research, and training activities at Medstar National Rehabilitation Network and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital.

Our affiliated centers include:

Our research is further enhanced by several collaborative projects that bring together leading experts across departments. Our partner organizations include CUA, DC VAMC, MITRE, NINDS Stroke section, CNMC, and Howard University.

The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine also offers a federally funded postdoctoral fellowship program for clinicians training in rehabilitation research.