Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • United States

Organization profile

Organization profile

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Penn State College of Medicine was established in 2010.

Its administrative offices and outpatient clinics are in Penn State Rehabilitation Hospital in Hummelstown, Pa.

The department has grown to include several physiatrists, neuropsychologists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants; additional recruitment is ongoing for clinical and research faculty.

The department also offers a four-year, ACGME-accredited residency.

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    Research Output

    An exercise oncology clinical pathway: Screening and referral for personalized interventions

    Stout, N. L., Brown, J. C., Schwartz, A. L., Marshall, T. F., Campbell, A. M., Nekhlyudov, L., Zucker, D. S., Basen-Engquist, K. M., Campbell, G., Meyerhardt, J., Cheville, A. L., Covington, K. R., Ligibel, J. A., Sokolof, J. M., Schmitz, K. H. & Alfano, C. M., Jun 15 2020, In : Cancer. 126, 12, p. 2750-2758 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  • Developing “Nurse AMIE”: A tablet-based supportive care intervention for women with metastatic breast cancer

    Schmitz, K. H., Zhang, X., Winkels, R., Schleicher, E., Mathis, K., Doerksen, S., Cream, L., Rosenberg, J., Kass, R., Farnan, M., Halpin-Murphy, P., Suess, R., Zucker, D. & Hayes, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Psycho-Oncology. 29, 1, p. 232-236 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Development of Conceptual Models to Guide Public Health Research, Practice, and Policy: Synthesizing Traditional and Contemporary Paradigms

    Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium, 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Health promotion practice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Diet is associated with ankle-brachial index, inflammation, and ambulation in patients with intermittent claudication

    Gardner, A. W., Montgomery, P. S., Wang, M., Shen, B., Casanegra, A. I., Silva-Palacios, F. & Knehans, A. W., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Vascular Surgery.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Dose-dependent effect of aerobic exercise on inflammatory biomarkers in a randomized controlled trial of women at high risk of breast cancer

    Haley, J. S., Hibler, E. A., Zhou, S., Schmitz, K. H. & Sturgeon, K. M., Jan 15 2020, In : Cancer. 126, 2, p. 329-336 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Functional and Cardiovascular Measurements in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease: COMPARISON between MEN and WOMEN

    Correia, M. A., De Sousa, A. S. A., Andrade-Lima, A., Germano-Soares, A. H., Zerati, A. E., Puech-Leao, P., Wolosker, N., Gardner, A. W., Ritti-Dias, R. M. & Cucato, G. G., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. 40, 1, p. 24-28 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • IMPROVE, a community-based exercise intervention versus support group to improve functional and health outcomes among older African American and non-Hispanic White breast cancer survivors from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds: Rationale, design and methods

    Owusu, C., Nock, N. L., Hergenroeder, P., Austin, K., Bennet, E., Cerne, S., Moore, H., Petkac, J., Schluchter, M., Schmitz, K. H., Webb-Hooper, M., Atkins, L., Asagba, O., Wimbley, L. & Berger, N. A., May 2020, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 92, 106001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Intensidade de exercício durante o teste de caminhada de 6 minutos em pacientes com doença arterial periférica

    Translated title of the contribution: Exercise intensity during 6-minute walk test in patients with peripheral artery diseaseFarah, B. Q., Ritti-Dias, R. M., Montgomery, P., Cucato, G. G. & Gardner, A. W., Mar 2020, In : Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia. 114, 3, p. 486-492 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations


  • General Clinical Research Center


    National Center for Research Resources


    Project: Research project

  • Activities

    • 1 Participation in conference

    Current Concepts in Limb Loss: Tactics, Touch, Technology and Tomorrow

    Everett Hills (Member of program committee)

    Apr 5 2018Apr 6 2018

    Activity: Attendance typesParticipation in conference