• Kristin R. Archer, Ph.D., D.P.T.

    Associate Professor
    Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Phone
    (615) 322-2732
    Fax
    (615) 875-1079
  • Gerasimos Bastas, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Director of Limb Loss Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    615-322-0738

    Gerasimos Bastas, MD, PhD is an assistant professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and serves as the Director of Limb Loss Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received the Resident Educator Teaching Award. His clinical responsibilities include the coordination and direct care of patients, in an interdisciplinary service-line continuum, relating to issues of limb loss/difference and prosthetic restoration/enablement. He is involved in teaching PM&R residents, medical students and inter-departmental education across the health system. He has been invited to speak regionally and nationally on topics relating to the medical care of patients with limb loss, and the ethics of medical decision-making surrounding amputation surgery. His research focuses on the longitudinal evaluation of lower limb prosthetic enablement, and the medical care of people with limb loss. He served as the Inaugural Chair of the Limb Restoration Rehabilitation Group (LRRG) within the American Congress for Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM), having championed the creation of an interdisciplinary educational and research action space for all rehabilitation professionals working to ensure the medical care, wellbeing and prosthetic enablement of people with limb loss/difference.

  • Paula Donahue, DPT, MBA, CLT

    Assistant Professor
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Physical Therapist III
    Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health & Wellness

    Office Address
    Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
    2201 Children’s Way
    Suite 1318
    Nashville
    37212
    Phone
    (615) 322-0738

    Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, MBA, CLT-LANA, works as a physical therapist at the Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness, and has been a physical therapist since 2000 with experience in acute, outpatient and home care therapy. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She received her training at Duke University (BS), Northwestern University Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (DPT), The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School (MBA), and The Academy of Lymphatic Studies (CLT). She has administrative and clinical experience primarily addressing orthopedic, neurologic and oncologic conditions and has specialized training in lymphedema management. Her research interests are in the areas of lymphedema, lipedema and cancer rehabilitation. Her patient care focus is to ultimately assist patients in reaching their personal rehabilitation goal and optimize their quality of life.

  • Michael Goldfarb, PhD

    H. Fort Flowers Chair, Mechanical Engineering
    Professor, Mechanical Engineering,
    Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
    and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Office Address
    336-C Olin Hall
    Phone
    (615) 343-6924
  • Nitin B. Jain, MD, MSPH

    Associate Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics
    Director of PM&R Research and Co-Director of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Research

    Office Address
    Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
    Phone
    615-322-0738
  • Theodore F. Towse, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Assistant Professor
    Radiology and Radiological Sciences

    Office Address
    Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
    2201 Children’s Way
    Suite 1318
    Nashville
    37212
    Phone
    (615) 322-0738
  • Karl Zelik, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and
    Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Phone
    615-875-1506