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Vol.6, Issue 4
April 2018
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Getting to Know Burke's New Chief Medical Officer
What Caregivers Need to Know About Parkinson's Disease
Burke Offers CRRN Review Course
Five Questions with a Burke Occupational Therapist
Sign Up for the Heels & Wheels 5k Race and Fun Run Today!
ReWalk Hosts Clinic Day at Burke
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Burke's Outpatient Neuropsychology Department offers specialized therapy groups, each purposefully and thoughtfully tailored to help you or a loved one navigate your world following a traumatic injury or chronic illness diagnosis?
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Getting to Know Burke's New Chief Medical Officer
Mooyeon Oh-Park, MD, was named Burke’s new senior vice president and chief medical officer on March 19. We sat down with Dr. Oh-Park to discuss why she came to Burke and what she hopes to accomplish while she’s here...
What Caregivers Need to Know About Parkinson's Disease
Every year, about 50,000 people find out they have Parkinson’s disease, according to the National Institutes of Health—and since April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness month, it’s a great time to take a closer look at how Burke cares for patients with the condition and what caregivers can do...
Burke Offers CRRN Review Course
Are you a nurse looking to obtain or renew your Rehabilitation Registered Nurse Certification (CRRN)? Burke Rehabilitation Hospital will host a review course to help professionals either prep for the CRRN exam or obtain credits toward certification renewal on Thursday, May 3rd and Friday, May 4th.
Five Questions with a Burke Occupational Therapist
If you were to ask 10 different people to define the role of an Occupational Therapist (OT), chances are, you’d get 10 different answers. It is a vital role in the medical field that covers a broad range of responsibilities. In honor of Occupational Therapy Month, we sat down with Andrea Sullivan...
Sign Up for the Heels & Wheels 5k Race and Fun Run Today!
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Annual Heels & Wheels 5k Road Race and Walk will return to White Plains on Sunday, May 6th. The event takes place rain or shine on Burke’s 61-acre campus. It is open to walkers, runners, hand cyclists and wheelchair athlete of all levels...
ReWalk Hosts Clinic Day at Burke
Do you remember the story of former Burke patient Rusty Chmelovsky? Rusty was paralyzed from the waist down due to a spinal cord injury, but through years of hard work and the help of a ReWalk Exoskeleton, he was able to stand up and walk out of Burke on his own on the day of his discharge.
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• Spotlight On: Stroke Rehabilitation Program
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