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Asley Eaves

VUMC Health Plus Healthier You Presents: Conquering Chronic Pain! an interview with Dr. Ashley Eaves with the VUMC Pain Clinic! Watch Here. 

Dr. Eaves answers the question: "Do you know your options when it comes to chronic pain?" Click the link above and watch as Dr. Eaves explores 6 key areas of wellbeing that can impact pain levels and recommends a variety of pain management options. Dr. Eaves teaches why there is no "one size fits all" answer to living with pain. 



Dr. D.J. Kennedy was recently interviewed by Fluent Knowledge for their "My Body Odyssey Podcast" about the Gokhale Method. The two episodes with Dr. Kennedy's commentary are now live! Listen Here: Episode 1  and   Episode 2


Jeff johns update

Kudos to Dr. Jeff Johns' recent work as co-author of the article  "Baseline characteristics and outcomes for people with and without COVID-19 diagnoses receiving Inpatient Rehabilitation Care across the US in 2020-2021, "  published in Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation. To read the Article click here 

PM&R is proud to announce that Dr. Jeff Johns has been named the Central Region Encompass Health Medical Directors Award Winner for 2023! Click here to read the Medical Notes ~ Encompass Health article! Congratulations

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Johns on his appointment as Vice Chair of the ABPMR during their January 2022 Winter Board Meeting. To see the announcement click here.


Dr. Cristina Kline-Quiroz, DO

Congratulations and thank you to Dr. Cristiana Kline-Quiroz for leading this important charge to introduce VICC, VUMC and our community to the numerous ways PM&R can help to improve oncology care. Whole Patient Care Article

Thanks to Dr. Cristina Kline-Quiroz's recent work as part of a collaborative team with cystectomy patients, the Department of PM&R was mentioned in the June 2021 issue Discover VUMC Magazine. To read the article click here



Kudos to Dr. Aaron Yang's recent work as part of a collaborative article on "Myth Busting Running and Back Pain," in the April 22, 2023 issue of My Southern 

Dr. Aaron Yang was recently interviewed about new practices used by residents for interventional spine procedures. Click here to read the article.

Dr. Aaron Yang was recently interviewed for the Association of American Physiatrists podcast. Click here to listen to his interview on work/life balance and efficiency!



Our pediatric rehab specialist, Dr. Elizabeth Martin, provides great tips for keeping kids active indoors. Click here to read more!



Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Schaaf for receiving his RMSK certification! He is currently the only non-radiologist VUMC provider with this certification. 

Dr. Stephen Schaaf's newest article "How to Avoid Running Injuries" is featured on Vanderbilt Health social media platforms. Read for great tips on enjoying running and avoiding injuries!



Kudos to Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation for being recognized as one of America's Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers for 2022! America's Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers were chosen based on a rigorous methodology that includes data from a survey of thousands of medical experts as well as KPIs based on the U.S. Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services, and possible bonuses from accreditation and Model System awards. This will be the 3rd straight year this honor has been bestowed on VSRH!