- YEAR OF GRANT
- CATEGORYHEALTH & SPORTS
- ORGANIZATION LOCATIONNew York
- GRANT LOCATIONNew York, U.S.A.
- ORGANIZATION WEBSITEwww.nyp.org
For medical research at the Rehabilitation Medicine Department on swallowing difficulties and injuries caused by falls among the elderly. Studies show that these falls can usually be prevented if the patient is examined for weakness in the lower extremities and for unrecognized sensory loss.
New York-Presbyterian Hospital is a comprehensive university hospital composed of two renowned medical centers, the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center and the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The Rehabilitation Medicine Department at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the largest in the nation, staffed with physicians, occupational and physical therapists, speech language pathologists, certified therapeutic recreation specialists, rehabilitation nurses, and support staff.