Rusk’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation division provides a structured inpatient therapeutic program specifically tailored to medical and rehabilitative needs of each individual patient. This program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) as an inpatient specialty program in Brain Injury Rehabilitation. In addition, we offer outpatient brain injury programs to help patients continuing progressing toward their functional goals.

Research Projects

As Lead Center

As Participating Center

Title Project Type Start Date End Date
BeHealthy: Chronic Disease Management for TBI Collaborative 09/01/2021 08/30/2025
Characterization and Treatment of Chronic Pain after Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Collaborative 10/01/2018 09/30/2023
Menopause in Women with TBI Modular (Joint) 09/30/2017 10/01/2022
Rusk Rehabilitation TBIMS at NYU Langone Health and Bellevue Hospital
Michelle Smith, MPH, CHES

Rusk Rehabilitation, Ambulatory Care Center, New York University School of Medicine , New York,

 646-501-9162

 https://med.nyu.edu/rusk/research/traumatic-brain-injury-model-system

Rusk Rehabilitation TBIMS at NYU Langone Health and Bellevue Hospital

Research Center Staff

Tamara Bushnik, Ph.D., FACRM

Primary Investigator

Brian Im, M.D.

Co-Investigator

Michelle Smith, MPH, CHES

Co-Investigator