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Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.

  • 03.20.2023

    A new study is the first to show that extrapolating physiological findings from small animals can produce incorrect predictions in humans.

  • 03.20.2023

    Feinberg’s chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) medical honor society welcomed 42 new members in a ceremony on March 15, recognizing outstanding educational achievement and significant contributions to medicine.

  • 03.13.2023

    Richard Lieber, PhD, MBA, professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, has received the 2023 Paul B. Magnuson Award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for Outstanding Achievement in Rehabilitation Research and Development.

  • 01.27.2023

    Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that specific calcium channels help regulate sex differences in the functioning of immune cells for neuroinflammation and overall neuropathic pain.

  • 12.06.2022

    Medical students and disability advocates gathered at the second Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine Interprofessional Virtual Conference to address ableism in medicine and medical education.

  • 11.10.2022

    Northwestern physicians, scientists and people living with ALS gathered at the 12th annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS to share knowledge and celebrate advances in understanding and treating the disease.

  • 10.28.2022

    The Kimberly Querrey Summer Research Program combines intensive, hands-on biomedical research training with academic and professional development opportunities to support the next generation of scientists.

  • 09.20.2022

    A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.

  • 09.19.2022

    Students in the MD, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs worked together during a recent interprofessional education session.

  • 07.18.2022

    Damage to particular regions of the brain may influence addiction behaviors, providing insight into potential therapeutic targets for substance use disorders.

  • 2022 Ken Harris DEI Scholar
    Congratulations to Alliah Turner, our first ever Ken Harris Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship recipient! This scholarship was established to honor the 30+ year career, service, and dedication of Ken Harris, and to provide support for students who are from marginalized backgrounds who are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. Alliah will receive $10,000 towards her education. The anonymous donor hopes such scholarship will be financially added to by others who seek to honor Ken Harris and provide support for students who are from marginalized backgrounds. We thank Alliah for her commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion within the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.


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