Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles

Focus of Work


Stroke recovery and rehabilitation especially in the area of upper limb motor control. I am interested in the epidemiology of neurorecovery after stroke, genetic markers of recovery and cortical stimulation for motor recovery after stroke.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Michigan (1988)
  • Residency: Medical University of Ohio Hospital (1992)
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago) (1993)
  • Board Certification: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation



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