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Image: Seattle Magazine March 2018

UW faculty take Seattle magazine's 2018 Top PM&R Doctors spots--again!

March 2018 - The title of Seattle magazine's Top PM&R Doctor is a familar one to Drs. Sue Apkon, Stanley Herring, and Terry Massagli. The three were named among Seattle's top PM&R doctors by Seattle magazine as Seattle's top PM&R docs are current faculty. All have been selected multiple times--this is Dr. Herring's tenth year in the list! In a further showing for the program, two of this year's remaining three spots went to former UW PM&R residents. Congratulations!




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From Duct Tape to Velcro: Using Everyday Materials to Solve Everyday Problems

February 2018 - Pipe insulation, binder clips, zip ties--Curt Johnson from the Washington Assistive Technology Act Program demonstrates ways to turn these things and other low-cost materials into assistive devices in "From Duct Tape to Velcro: Using Everyday Materials to Solve Everyday Problems," a video from the UW Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System. The presentation was filmed at their May 31, 2017 SCI forum. View their other videos or find out about future SCI forums at their website.




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Read the October newsletter from the UW Traumatic Brain Injury Model System

October 2017 - The UW Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (TBIMS) has released its October 2017 newsletter. Check out the information on new and ongoing studies, the Seattle Pediatric Concussion Research Collaborative, and more!  Read the October issue...



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2017 Spinal Cord Injury Wellness Summit

November 2017 - Share recreation ideas with SCI peers, take a hands-on wheelchair maintenance class, participate in discussion groups, and enjoy the refreshments, exhibits, and raffle at the 6th annual SCI Wellness Summit. The Summit will be from 12:30-5:00 on Nov. 4, 2017 at The Brig in Magnuson Park. It is presented by the UW's Northwest Regional SCI System in partnership with Outdoors for All, the Here and Now Project, and the SCI Association of Washington. The event is free to the public, but registration is requested. Learn more...



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Three faculty members among Seattle Met's Top Doctors 2017

August 2017 - Our department contains three of the four rehabilitation medicine doctors selected in the 2017 Seattle Met magazine's 2017 Top Doctors issue: Drs. Sue Apkon, Stan Herring, and Janna Friedly. Seattle Met surveyed health care practitioners throughout King, Snohomish, Kitsap, and Pierce Counties who nominated doctors, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners based on experience, competency, patient satisfaction, and rapport across specialties to deliver the best patient care.



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