Perspectives: Fall 2021 Issue

A message from Dr. Hamilton

This has been a busy and exciting few months at Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation (BSWIR). As life slowly but steadily resumed a more “normal” cadence, we continued to focus on addressing the rehabilitation needs of patients and their families from across the region. Like many of you, the increased complexity of patients we now see is providing the impetus for advancing research and innovation that will further improve outcomes.  

Patient Spotlight

Mei Lee

A registered nurse (RN), Mei Lee is dedicated to taking care of others. She never expected to be on the receiving end of such care herself – until a stroke impacted her at the age of 66.

One Hospital. Two Model Systems.

We are deeply honored to have been awarded a five-year, $2.2 million spinal cord injury model system (SCIMS) grant by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). With this award, we become one of only six centers in the nation to hold both the spinal cord and traumatic brain injury model system designations.

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    One Hospital. Two Model Systems

    We are one of only six facilities in the country to be designated as a model system of care for traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. Learn more about our model systems at our Dallas hospitals, along with all of our on-going research.