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Vol. 5, Issue 3
March 2017
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Change of Leadership Announced at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
Faces of Burke Now Open at Reckson Metro Center in White Plains
Why Joining a Support Group after a Brain Injury is Helpful
Save the Date: Heels & Wheels 5K Set for May 7
Easy Ways to Eat Healthy
Three Clinical Trials for Dementia Now Recruiting Participants
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Change of Leadership Announced at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
The Board of Trustees of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital announced last week that Chief Executive Officer and Executive Medical Director Mary Beth Walsh, MD will be stepping down after a successful 37-year tenure at the hospital. She has served as Burke’s CEO and Executive Medical director for the...
Faces of Burke Now Open at Reckson Metro Center in White Plains
The Faces of Burke photography exhibit is on the move again! This time, it’s on display at the Reckson Metro Center at 360 Hamilton Ave. in White Plains. The exhibit, which will be on display until the end of April, is open to the public on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m...
Why Joining a Support Group after a Brain Injury is Helpful
Support and self help groups involve regular meetings where people experiencing similar problems or life transitions come together to offer each other support and encouragement...
Save the Date: Heels & Wheels 5K Set for May 7
Got your running shoes and racing chairs ready? It’s almost time for Burke’s annual Heels & Wheels 5K Road Race & Kids Fun Run. This year, the race—which brings together walkers, runners and wheelchair athletes to compete together in a fun community event—will be held on May 7.
Easy Ways to Eat Healthy
March is National Nutrition Month and a good time to think about the basics of healthy eating. “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the Academy of Nutrition And Dietetic’s theme this year. The theme is is a way for Americans to remember that, "making just small shifts in our food choices, can add...
Three Clinical Trials for Dementia Now Recruiting Participants
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital conducts cutting-edge clinical trials on a variety of health conditions, including dementia, stroke, brain injury and more. We actively seek volunteers, also known as study subjects, to take part in clinical trials. Eligibility to participate in trials is based on...
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