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Brad G. Kurowski, MD, MS


  • Co-Director, Brain Recovery After Injury (BRAIN) Health and Wellness Center
  • Director, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Site Director, Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students (RREMS)
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics
  • UC Department of Neurology and Rehabilitation Medicine
There are often many 'right' paths to healing, and a team-based approach that is patient- and family-centered works best to achieve good outcomes.

About

Biography

I am a brain injury and rehabilitation medicine doctor specializing in concussion and acquired brain injury. In my practice, we take a collaborative approach to care, working with patients and their families to achieve their collective goals.

There are often many “right” paths to healing, and a team-based approach that is patient- and family-centered works best to achieve good outcomes. Watching children recover, thrive and achieve their goals inspires me.

I am honored to have received the following awards:

  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP) Young Academician Award in 2014. This award recognizes a young clinical and translational research leader.
  • American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine Early Investigator Award in Rehabilitation Research in 2014. This award recognizes a young clinical and translational research leader who demonstrates drive and commitment to furthering rehabilitation research.
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Pediatric Scholars Summer Faculty “Hero” Teaching/Mentoring Award in 2015. This award is for the outstanding teaching of medical students during their summer research experience.

With my current research, my colleagues and I want to understand the variability in recovery after an acquired brain injury and to develop better treatment approaches.

I love spending my free time with my family. I also enjoy coaching, playing soccer and tennis, yoga, cross-training and cooking on the grill.

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Publications

Electronic health record and patterns of care for children with cerebral palsy. Kurowski, BG; Greve, K; Bailes, AF; Zahner, J; Vargus-Adams, J; Mcmahon, MA; Aronow, BJ; Mitelpunkt, A. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology. 2021; 63:1337-1343.

Serum Biomarkers of Regeneration and Plasticity are Associated with Functional Outcome in Pediatric Neurocritical Illness: An Exploratory Study. Madurski, C; Jarvis, JM; Beers, SR; Houtrow, AJ; Wagner, AK; Fabio, A; Wang, C; Smith, CM; Doughty, L; Janesko-Feldman, K; et al. Neurocritical Care. 2021; 35:457-467.

Adolescent and Parent Perceptions of the Impact of Concussion/mTBI on Family Functioning and Activity Levels in Recovery. Quatman-Yates, CC; Miley, AE; Morrison, P; Hugentobler, J; Wade, SL; Rhine, TD; Kurowski, BG. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2021.

A-5 Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor Val66Met and Neuropsychological Functioning Following Early Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury. Treble-Barna, A; Kurowski, B; Martin, L; Pilipenko, V; Taylor, G; Wade, S; Yeates, K. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology. 2021; 36:1026-1026.

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Special Considerations. EVANSON, NK; BABCOCK, L; KUROWSKI, BG; RHINE, T; TAYLOR, JM. Brain Injury Medicine. 2021.

Prescribing Patterns of Amantadine During Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multicentered Retrospective Review From the Pediatric Brain Injury Consortium. McLaughlin, MJ; Caliendo, E; Lowder, R; Watson, WD; Kurowski, B; Baum, KT; Blackwell, LS; Koterba, CH; Hoskinson, KR; Tlustos, SJ; et al. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2021.

Acute Imaging Findings Predict Recovery of Cognitive and Motor Function after Inpatient Rehabilitation for Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pediatric Brain Injury Consortium Study. Caliendo, ET; Kim, N; Edasery, D; Askin, G; Nowak, S; Gerber, LM; Baum, KT; Blackwell, LS; Koterba, CH; Hoskinson, KR; et al. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2021; 38:1961-1968.

Cognitive Recovery During Inpatient Rehabilitation Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: A Pediatric Brain Injury Consortium Study. Watson, WD; Suskauer, SJ; Askin, G; Nowak, S; Baum, KT; Gerber, LM; Blackwell, LS; Koterba, CH; Hoskinson, KR; Kurowski, BG; et al. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2021; 36:253-263.

Caregiver and Child Behavioral Health Service Utilization Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury. Fisher, AP; Aguilar, JM; Zhang, N; Yeates, KO; Taylor, HG; Kurowski, BG; Narad, ME; Wade, SL. 2021; 49:491-501.

Describing the Delivery of Evidence-Based Physical Therapy Intervention to Individuals With Cerebral Palsy. Bailes, AF; Greve, K; Long, J; Kurowski, BG; Vargus-Adams, J; Aronow, B; Mitelpunkt, A. Pediatric Physical Therapy. 2021; 33:65-72.

From the Blog


Brain Trauma Linked to ADHD Risk
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Brain Trauma Linked to ADHD Risk

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

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