Positions

Overview

  • Born in Coral Gables Florida. Attended University of Alabama for undergraduate degree in Microbiology, Attended University of Alabama (at Birmingham) for Medical School and residency. Completed residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a special interest in Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Utilizing a low-carbohydrate/high-protein diet to improve metabolic health in individuals with spinal cord injury (DISH): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial 2019
    2019 Differences in Glucose Metabolism Among Women With Spinal Cord Injury May Not Be Fully Explained by Variations in Body Composition 2019
    2018 A high-protein diet or combination exercise training to improve metabolic health in individuals with long-standing spinal cord injury: a pilot randomized study 2018
    2018 Paralytic and nonparalytic muscle adaptations to exercise training versus high-protein diet in individuals with long-standing spinal cord injury 2018
    2018 The development of a lifetime care model in comprehensive spina bifida care 2018
    2017 Women's sexual health and reproductive function after SCI 2017
    2017 The use of the neurologic exam to predict awareness and control of lower urinary tract function post SCI 2017
    2017 Erratum: The use of the neurologic exam to predict awareness and control of lower urinary tract function post SCI (Spinal cord (2017)) 2017
    2017 Predictors of permanent disability among adults with spinal dysraphism 2017
    2016 Heightened TWEAK-NF-κB signaling and inflammation-associated fibrosis in paralyzed muscles of men with chronic spinal cord injury 2016
    2016 Pregnancy and Women With Spinal Cord Injury 2016
    2015 Current pregnancy among women with spinal cord injury: Findings from the US national spinal cord injury database 2015
    2014 Mechanosensitivity may be enhanced in skeletal muscles of spinal cord-injured versus able-bodied men 2014
    2014 Mechanosensitivity may be enhanced in skeletal muscles of spinal cord-injured versus able-bodied men 2014
    2014 Two phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of fampridine-SR for treatment of spasticity in chronic spinal cord injury 2014
    2013 Dr. Samuel Stover: Promoting health and participation through leadership in spinal cord injury medicine 2013
    2013 Skeletal muscle signaling associated with impaired glucose tolerance in spinal cord-injured men and the effects of contractile activity 2013
    2013 Body mass index underestimates adiposity in women with spinal cord injury 2013
    2012 State of the science conference in spinal cord injury rehabilitation 2011: Introduction 2012
    2011 Future directions for spinal cord injury research: Recent developments and model systems contributions 2011
    2009 Outcome measures in spinal cord injury: Recent assessments and recommendations for future directions 2009
    2009 Erratum: International standards to document remaining autonomic function after spinal cord injury (Spinal Cord (2009) 47 (575) DOI:10.1038/sc.2008.170)) 2009
    2009 Pierpont and the capital market 2009
    2009 International standards to document remaining autonomic function after spinal cord injury 2009
    2009 Measurement of sexual functioning after spinal cord injury: Preferred instruments 2009
    2008 Introduction to perspectives on ethical issues and dilemmas in the treatment of patients with spinal cord injury 2008
    2008 Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: Foreword 2008
    2008 Outcome measures for gait and ambulation in the spinal cord injury population 2008
    2007 Reproductive health care for women with spina bifida 2007
    2007 Development of international standards to document sexual and reproductive functions after spinal cord injury: Preliminary report 2007
    2007 Phase 2 trial of sustained-release fampridine in chronic spinal cord injury 2007
    2006 Methodological issues in performance of SCI clinical trials 2006
    2006 Obesity intervention in persons with spinal cord injury 2006
    2005 Reproductive issues for women with spina bifida 2005
    2005 Pressure ulcer prevalence in people with spinal cord injury: Age-period-duration effects 2005
    2004 A demographic profile of new traumatic spinal cord injuries: Change and stability over 30 years 2004
    2004 Effects of gender on neurologic and functional recovery after spinal cord injury 2004
    2004 Health status, community integration, and economic risk factors for mortality after spinal cord injury 2004
    2004 Research from the Model Spinal Cord Injury Systems: Findings from the current 5-year grant cycle 2004
    2004 Reproductive health for women with spinal cord injury: pregnancy and delivery. 2004
    2003 The Predictive Value of Creatine Phosphokinase and Alkaline Phosphatase in Identification of Heterotopic Ossification in Patients after Spinal Cord Injury 2003
    2002 Overview of the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center database 2002
    2001 Gynecologic and reproductive issues in women with spinal cord injury 2001
    2001 Menopausal issues after spinal cord injury 2001
    2000 Gender and its impact on postacute secondary medical complications following spinal cord injury 2000
    2000 Recovery of upper-extremity strength in complete and incomplete tetraplegia: A multicenter study 2000
    1999 A multicenter study of women's self-reported reproductive health after spinal cord injury 1999
    1999 Current research outcomes from the Model Spinal Cord Injury Care Systems 1999
    1999 Long-term medical complications after traumatic spinal cord injury: A Regional Model Systems Analysis 1999
    1997 Combined medical and surgical treatment after acute spinal cord injury: Results of a prospective pilot study to assess the merits of aggressive medical resuscitation and blood pressure management 1997
    1996 Pregnancy and delivery 1996
    1994 Incidence of respiratory complications following Spinal Cord Injury 1994
    1994 Intermittent catheterization in women with spinal cord injury—three decades of experience 1994
    1994 Spinal cord injury model systems of care: The legacy and the promise 1994
    1992 Urological long-term follow-up in women with spinal cord injuries 1992
    1991 Neurogenic urinary tract infection 1991
    1991 Autonomic Dysreflexia and the Menstrual Cycle in a Woman with Spinal Cord Injury: A Case Report 1991
    1989 Urinary tract infection in spinal cord injury 1989

    Research Overview

  • Health of Women with Disabilities; Secondary consequences of Spinal Cord Disorders or Injuries
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1985
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 1988
  • Full Name

  • Amie McLain