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Trevor Dyson-hudson

Director of Spinal Cord Injury
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
Kessler Foundation
United States of America

Biography

Prof Dr. Trevor A. Dyson-Hudson, M.D. is Director of Spinal Cord Injury Research and Outcomes & Assessment Research at Kessler Foundation (West Orange, NJ) and an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.  He received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1995.  In 1992, while he was a third-year medical student, Dr. Dyson-Hudson sustained a spinal cord injury (SCI; C6/C7 tetraplegia, complete) while playing rugby football. Following a year of rehabilitation, he returned to medical school in 1993 and graduated in 1995. He completed a one-year transitional internship at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1996 and completed a Rehabilitation Research Fellowship with the Department of PM&R at UMDNJ-NJMS and the Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Stroke and Neurological Disorders at Kessler supported by a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Postdoctoral Fellowship supplement for individuals with disabilities in 2000. 

Research Interest

His research interests include restoration of function and mobility in persons with SCI and the prevention and treatment of common secondary medical complications affecting this population, including pain, musculoskeletal overuse injuries, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory complications.

Publications

  • Odle, Brooke, Gail Forrest, Jeffrey Reinbolt, and Trevor Dyson-Hudson. "Development of an OpenSim shoulder model for manual wheelchair users with tetraplegia." In ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. 541-542. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2011.

  • Odle, B., Forrest, G., Reinbolt, J., & Dyson-Hudson, T. (2011, January). Development of an OpenSim shoulder model for manual wheelchair users with tetraplegia. In ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. 541-542). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

  • Odle, Brooke, et al. "Development of an OpenSim shoulder model for manual wheelchair users with tetraplegia." ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2011.

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