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New Study Reports Pairing Nerve Stimulation with Rehabilitation Could Double Improvement of Hand and Arm Function After Stroke
A new paper co-authored by Brain Recovery Lab Director Dr. Teresa Kimberley, published in the prestigious journal The Lancet, details how patients who incorporated vagus nerve simulation during physical or occupational therapy showed 2-3 times the improvement in arm and hand function compared to those who received only intense rehabilitation and sham stimulation.
A graduate school focused exclusively on the health professions
MGH Institute of Health Professions is an innovative graduate school with a mix of post-baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in genetic counseling, health professions education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, rehabilitation sciences, and speech-language pathology. We also offer online prerequisites and continuing and professional development for lifelong learning. We prepare students for careers, all within the top 50 jobs for 2021 as ranked by US News & World Report. These jobs pay well, are challenging, provide career growth...and are in demand.
Access to world-class health care facilities
Interactive, high-tech classrooms, simulation labs with high-fidelity manikins, and five on-campus client centers allow you to apply what you are learning right away. Plus, the MGH Institute is part of Mass General Brigham, one of the nation’s top health care systems which includes Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Collaborate with colleagues across the health professions
All of our programs take an interprofessional approach to learning, giving you the competencies needed to be a leader in your field and an effective member of a high-performing, health care team.
Faculty members engage in original clinical research aimed at improving the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of human disorders and disabilities. Opportunities exist for students to work closely with faculty working on a range of cutting-edge topics.