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Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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My Biography & Research


Brad Kurowski, MS, MD, holds a BS and MS in biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2000. Dr. Kurowski completed his medical school training at Case Western Reserve, University School of Medicine in 2004. Subsequently, Dr. Kurowski completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2008 and his fellowship training in pediatric rehabilitation medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in 2010. Dr. Kurowski joined the faculty of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in July of 2010.

Clinical Interests

Traumatic brain injury, specifically mild TBI and concussion in children

Research Interests

Genetic influence on cognitive and behavioral recovery after pediatric traumatic brain injury; improving evidence-based management of pediatric TBI

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Rehabilitation Medicine, Rehabilitation

Science Blog

Brain Trauma Linked to ADHD Risk

Brain Trauma Linked to ADHD Risk

Brad G. Kurowski, MD, MS6/30/2019

My Locations

  • Winslow


    2800 Winslow Ave.
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

My Education

MD: Case Western Reserve, University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH.

MS: University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

My Publications

Neurocognitive and Quality of Life Improvements Associated With Aerobic Training for Individuals With Persistent Symptoms After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Secondary Outcome Analysis of a Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial. Gladstone, E; Narad, ME; Hussain, F; Quatman-Yates, CC; Hugentobler, J; Wade, SL; Gubanich, PJ; Kurowski, BG. Frontiers in Neurology. 2019; 10.

Rehabilitation Practices in Patients With Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. Kreitzer, N; Rath, K; Kurowski, BG; Bakas, T; Hart, K; Lindsell, CJ; Adeoye, O. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2019; 34:E66-E72.

Influence of Methylphenidate on Long-Term Neuropsychological and Everyday Executive Functioning After Traumatic Brain Injury in Children with Secondary Attention Problems. LeBlond, E; Smith-Paine, J; Riemersma, JJ; Horn, PS; Wade, SL; Kurowski, BG. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS. 2019; 25:740-749.

Early Protocolized Versus Usual Care Rehabilitation for Pediatric Neurocritical Care Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Fink, EL; Beers, SR; Houtrow, AJ; Richichi, R; Burns, C; Doughty, L; Ortiz-Aguayo, R; Madurski, CA; Valenta, C; Chrisman, M; et al. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:540-550.

PICU-Based Rehabilitation and Outcomes Assessment: A Survey of Pediatric Critical Care Physicians. Treble-Barna, A; Beers, SR; Houtrow, AJ; Ortiz-Aguayo, R; Valenta, C; Chrisman, M; Smith, CM; Duffett, M; Choong, K; Watson, RS; et al. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:E274-E282.

Genetic Influences on Behavioral Outcomes After Childhood TBI: A Novel Systems Biology-Informed Approach. Kurowski, BG; Treble-Barna, A; Pilipenko, V; Wade, SL; Yeates, KO; Taylor, HG; Martin, LJ; Jegga, AG. Frontiers in Genetics. 2019; 10.

The Effect of Antidepressants on Depression After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Meta-analysis. Kreitzer, N; Ancona, R; McCullumsmith, C; Kurowski, BG; Foreman, B; Ngwenya, LB; Adeoye, O. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2019; 34:E47-E54.

Examination of Injury, Host, and Social-Environmental Moderators of Online Family Problem Solving Treatment Efficacy for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Using an Individual Participant Data Meta-Analytic Approach. Zhang, N; Kaizar, EE; Narad, ME; Kurowski, BG; Yeates, KO; Taylor, HG; Wade, SL. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2019; 36:1147-1155.

The Relationship of Adolescent and Parent Preferences for Treatment Modality With Satisfaction, Attrition, Adherence, and Efficacy: The Coping With Head Injury Through Problem-Solving (CHIPS) Study. Wade, SL; Cassedy, AE; Sklut, M; Taylor, HG; McNally, KA; Kirkwood, MW; Stancin, T; Kurowski, BG. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2019; 44:388-401.

Benefits of Methylphenidate for Long-Term Attention Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury in Childhood: A Randomized, Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Titration, Crossover Trial. Kurowski, BG; Epstein, JN; Pruitt, DW; Horn, PS; Altaye, M; Wade, SL. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2019; 34:E1-E12.