The University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS) has been a SCIMS since 1972. The UAB-SCIMS operates within the UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, which is located at Spain Rehabilitation Center in the UAB Hospital complex. Here it establishes and maintains links with emergency medical service agencies throughout the state, with state vocational rehabilitation and long-term follow-up programs.

Research Projects

As Lead Center

As Participating Center

Title Project Type Start Date End Date
Development and Assessment of Crosswalks in the TBIMS Database Modular (Joint) 01/01/2018 10/01/2020
Equity and Quality in Assistive Technology Modular (Joint) 10/01/2016 09/30/2021
Interactive Telehealth and Biofeedback Sensor System for Pressure Ulcer Prevention after SCI Modular (Joint) 10/01/2016 09/30/2021
Impact of Pain at Follow-up in Individuals with SCI Modular (Joint) 10/01/2016 09/30/2021
SCIMS Data Set: Preparing for Future Changes Modular (Joint) 10/01/2012 09/30/2016
PRISMS (The effects of venlafaxine XR (Effexor XR) after SCI) Collaborative 10/01/2007 12/31/2012
Controlled Trial of Venlafaxine XR for Depression after SCI: A Multi-site study Collaborative 01/01/2006 12/31/2012
UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS)

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) 529 Spain Rehab Center 1717 6TH Ave , South Birmingham,

 205-934-3283

 http://www.uab.edu/sci/

UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System (UAB-SCIMS)

Research Center Staff

Amie B. McLain, M.D.

Program Director

J. Scott Richards, Ph.D., ABPP

Program Co-Director

Keneshia Kirksey, M.D.

Investigator

Ceren Yarar-Fisher, Ph.D.

Investigator