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Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship


Kristen Harris, M.D. 2022-2023

Harris KA. Telehealth Follow-Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Utility in the Brain Injury Population. Oral presentation at 20th annual American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMPRA) conference. St. Louis, MO. 11 October 2022.

Harris KA. Fluid Dynamics of OnabotulinumtoxinA as Visualized Under Ultrasound Guidance. Oral presentation at Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey 41st Annual Seminar for Professionals. Asbury Park, NJ. 8 May 2023.

Harris KA, Munin MC. Imaging Guidance for Neurolytic Procedures; Chapter 14 in Handbook of Spasticity: A Practical Approach to Management. Edited by: Verduzco-Gutierrez, Ketchum. Accepted for publication anticipated Fall 2023.

Harris KA, Zhou Y, Jou S, Greenwald BD. Disorders of Consciousness Programs: Components, Organization, and Implementation: PM&R Clinics. Submitted for Review December 12, 2022.

Kathryn Altonji, M.D. 2021-2022

Farr, E., Altonji, K., Harvey R.L., Locked-In Syndrome: Practical Rehabilitation Management. PM R. 2021 Dec;13(12):1418-1428. doi: 10.1002/pmrj.12555

Altonji, K., Flora Hammond, MD, Richard Kennedy, PhD, Jennifer Marwitz, MA, Marc Silva, PhD, Yue Zhang, PhD, Brian Greenwald, MD. Impact of Tobacco Use on Medical and Functional Outcomes and Rehospitalization after Traumatic Brain Injury. Oral Presentation at: Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey Annual Seminar. Edison, New Jersey. May 2022. TBI Ongoing Research

Kathryn Altonji, MD, Yi Zhou, MD; Stacey Jou, MD; Brian Greenwald, MD; Richard Malone, DO; Hayk Petrosyan, PhD, and Lei Lin, MD, PhD. Educating Families of Brain Injury Patients During Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation: A Quality Improvement Project, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Edison, NJ. May 31, 2022

Ashley Kakkanatt, M.D. 2020 – 2021

Brittany Wright, Laura Dreer, Kelli Gary, Yelena Goldin, Shannon Juengst, Ashley Kakkanatt, Maria Kajankova, Shanti Pinto, Therese Pirozzi, Umi Venkatesan, Kristin Wilmoth, Predictors of High School and College Graduation in Students Sustaining Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Oral Presentation, Presenter, Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey Annual Professional Seminar 2021

“Improving Resident Wellness Through Implementation of a Tri-weekly Scheduled Break, Advisor: Dr. Lei Lin, Jfk Johnson Rehabilitation Institute”, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Dec 2020 – Present 

“Successful Graduation in Transition-age Students Who Sustain Moderate-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Advisor: Dr. Shannon Juengst, UT Southwestern Medical Center”, JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Sept 2020 – Present 

Matthew Moore, D.O. 2019-2020

Moore MD, Goldin Y, Greenwald BD. Low Vitamin D Level is Associated with Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury. For submission to the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. JFK University Medical Center, Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Edison, NJ. June 2020.

Nursing Communication Log: A Quality Improvement Project. JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, Hackensack Meridian Health. Edison, NJ. May 2020.

Greenwald BD, Moore MD. Disorders of Consciousness. In Zollman et. al. eds. Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment and Management, 3rd ed. Pending submission.

Moore, Matthew “Low Vitamin D Level is Associated with Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury.” 2020 Annual Professional Seminal, The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey, 12 May 2020, Research Panel.

Ekua Gilbert Baffoe, M.D. 2018-2019

Kyle Weiss, DO, Dmitry Esterov, DO, Gilbert-Baffoe, Ekua MD, “The Usefulness of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in Post-Concussive Syndrome”, Quality Improvement Project 2018
Goldin, Y, Greenwald, B.D, Gilbert-Baffoe, E, “Impact of End Stage Renal Disease on Outcomes at Acute Rehabilitation Discharge”

Levine J, Gilbert-Baffoe E. Geriatric TBI. In: Eapen B, Cifu D, Brain Injury Medicine 1st ed. St. Louis: Elsevier; (Manuscript in Progress)

Gilbert-Baffoe, Ekua, MD, Frontera, Joel, MD, Issa, Mohammad, MD “The Effects of Neurological Assessment Competency Evaluation System on Resident Neurological Examination Skills” Presented AAP National Meeting, 2019

H. Ben Taub, Gilbert-Baffoe, E. Ivanhoe, C. Bruel, B. “Manifestation of Intrathecal Baclofen Pump Malfunction despite Unrevealing Standard Workup”. Case Report.

Alphonsa Thomas, D.O. 2017-2018

“Paroxysmal Sympathetic Hyperactivity and Clinical Considerations for Patients with Acquired Brain Injuries: A Narrative Review” Research Paper

“The Usefulness of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine in the Management of Headaches in Post Concussion Syndrome” Quality Improvement Project

“Non-pharmacological Management of Sleep Disturbances after Traumatic Brain Injury” pending publication/review

Traumatic Brain Injury Chapter, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Board Review Book

“The Effort of Amantadine on Aggression in Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury Patients” Article Review published in the AAPM&R CNS Rehabilitation Council Newsletter “The Neural Network”

David Glazer, D.O. 2016-2017

“Deep Vein Thrombosis in Brain Injury Patients” Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey Annual Meeting, May 2016

“Who Do We Call What?” Quality Improvement Presentation, 2017

Julie Ferris, M.D. 2015-2016

“Rates of Successful Tracheostomy Decannulation during Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation of Patients With Acquired Brain Injury”

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