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PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003-present Pennsylvania Medical Society, 2005-present Association of Academic Physiatrists, 2006-present
PUBLICATIONS Tetlow, G.K., Kamen, L.B. Step-Down Treatment of Opioid Dependent Chronic Pain Syndromes Incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Strategies with Buprenorphine. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2007;88(9),E74. Kamen, L., Tetlow, G. Step-down treatment of opioid dependent chronic pain syndromes incorporating cognitive behavioral strategies with buprenorphine. The Journal of Pain 2007;8(4):S42. Kucer, B., Tetlow, G.K., Heckert, K., Ankam, N., Miller, A., Thomas, J., Sharma, S. Evolving an Effective Teaching Model to Introduce Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to Medical Students: A Novel Approach. American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2007;86(4):S133. Tetlow, G.K., Zysk, K.G.: Traditional Ayurveda (Chapter 19). In: Micozzi, M, ed. Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 2001:345-357.
EDUCATION 2000-2004 M.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine ~ Chapel Hill, NC 1996-1999 B.S. Antioch College Biomedical and Premedical Sciences ~Yellow Springs, OH 1992-1993 Haverford College ~ Haverford, PA POST-GRADUATE TRAINING 2009-2010 Bravewell Fellowship, Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Tucson, AZ 2005-2008 Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 2004-2005 Internship in Internal Medicine Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA TRAINING EXPERIENCE Bravewell Integrative Medicine Fellowship Sponsored part-time 2 year clinical fellowship to augment conventional medicine with evidence-based practices from a wide variety of traditions to address health Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Musculoskeletal Medicine, Inpatient, Outpatient and Consultative Rehabilitation; Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound; Research Mentorship; Yoga on Unit for Acute Rehabilitation Patients (instructor) Magee Rehabilitation Hospital Musculoskeletal Medicine, Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation; Research Mentorship; Senior Advisory Moss Rehabilitation Hospital Musculoskeletal Medicine; Inpatient and Outpatient Amputee Medicine; Outpatient Pain Medicine; Spasticity Clinic (utilizing botulinum toxin injections); Electromyography Albert H. duPont Hospital for Children Inpatient and Consultative Pediatric Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Medicine CERTIFICATIONS Advanced Cardiac Life Support, valid through 2012 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Practicum, 2007 Institutional Review Board Training Certificate, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2007 Certificate in Ayurvedic Studies, 1995 Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist, 1993 Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor, 1992
Awards and Honors
AWARDS Resident Award for Exemplary Scholarly Activity Senior resident award for unusual productivity of peer reviewed scholarly activities as determined by the faculty Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 2008 Rex Newton Research Presentation Award In recognition of research presentation “Inter Rater Reliability of Photo Documentation for Scoring the Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury (WISCI),” judged competition Pennsylvania Academy of PM&R Annual Meeting Philadelphia, PA, 2007 Rehabilitation Medicine Certificate of Achievement Awards In special recognition of contribution to the department, scholarly activity, medical student teaching Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, PA, 2006, 2007 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Leonard Tow 2004 Humanism in Medicine Award In recognition of exemplary compassion, competence and respect in the delivery of care University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004 Brody Award in Medical History For essay entitled “Music and ECG Interpretation: Factors in Common, Purposes Unshared” Duke University Durham, NC, 2002 Howard Hughes Medical Grant To study the etiology and management of bone complications following pediatric bone marrow transplant University of Utah/Primary Children’s Medical Center Salt Lake City, UT, 1998- 1999 Horace Mann Presidential, J. D. Dawson, Mari Michener Science, and Austin Patterson Chemistry Scholarships In recognition of academic excellence Antioch College Yellow Springs, OH, 1996-1999 Heller Foundation Grant To study the role of neurological factors in the disease process at the Ayurvedic Institute, Albuquerque, NM, Haverford College Haverford, PA, 1994 Dana Scholarship In recognition of academic excellence, leadership and commitment to social change Haverford College Haverford, PA, 1993-1994