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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    2021 Gut Microbiome Composition and Serum Metabolome Profile Among Individuals With Spinal Cord Injury and Normal Glucose Tolerance or Prediabetes/Type 2 DiabetesArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation2021
    2019 Differences in Glucose Metabolism Among Women With Spinal Cord Injury May Not Be Fully Explained by Variations in Body CompositionArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  100:1061-1067.e1. 2019
    2018 Paralytic and nonparalytic muscle adaptations to exercise training versus high-protein diet in individuals with long-standing spinal cord injury 2018
    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 InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:497-498. 2016
    2013 Skeletal muscle signaling associated with impaired glucose tolerance in spinal cord-injured men and the effects of contractile activity 2013
    2011 Future directions for spinal cord injury research: Recent developments and model systems contributionsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:509-515. 2011
    2009 Pierpont and the capital market 2009
    2005 Pressure ulcer prevalence in people with spinal cord injury: Age-period-duration effectsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  86:1208-1213. 2005
    2004 A demographic profile of new traumatic spinal cord injuries: Change and stability over 30 yearsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  85:1740-1748. 2004
    2004 Effects of gender on neurologic and functional recovery after spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  85:1826-1836. 2004
    2004 Health status, community integration, and economic risk factors for mortality after spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  85:1764-1773. 2004
    2004 Research from the Model Spinal Cord Injury Systems: Findings from the current 5-year grant cycleArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  85:1737-1739. 2004
    2003 The Predictive Value of Creatine Phosphokinase and Alkaline Phosphatase in Identification of Heterotopic Ossification in Patients after Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  84:1584-1588. 2003
    2000 Recovery of upper-extremity strength in complete and incomplete tetraplegia: A multicenter studyArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  81:389-393. 2000
    1999 A multicenter study of women's self-reported reproductive health after spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  80:1420-1428. 1999
    1999 Current research outcomes from the Model Spinal Cord Injury Care SystemsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  80:1363-1364. 1999
    1999 Long-term medical complications after traumatic spinal cord injury: A Regional Model Systems AnalysisArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  80:1402-1410. 1999
    1994 Incidence of respiratory complications following Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  75:270-275. 1994
    1992 Urological long-term follow-up in women with spinal cord injuriesArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  73:1029-1035. 1992
    1989 Urinary tract infection in spinal cord injuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  70:47-54. 1989

    Research Overview

  • Health of Women with Disabilities; Secondary consequences of Spinal Cord Disorders or Injuries
  • Investigator On

  • Disability and Rehabilitation Research Program  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS
  • Evaluation of a Ketogenic Diet for Improvement of Neurological Recovery in Individuals with Acute Spinal Cord Injury  awarded by National Institute of Nursing Research/NIH/DHHS
  • Interdisciplinary Training in Pathobiology and Rehabilitation Medicine  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Mixed-omics Evaluation of the Impact of Gut Microbiome on Insulin Resistance in Spinal Cord Injury  awarded by Neilsen (Craig H.) Foundation
  • National Resource Center for High-Impact Clinical Trials in Medical Rehabilitation: Admin Oversight Component  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • National Resource Center for High-Impact Clinical Trials in Medical Rehabilitation: Collaborative Opportunities  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center  awarded by Administration for Community Living/DHHS
  • Rehabilitation Research Resource to Enhance Clinical Trials (REACT)  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Scale Up Evaluation of a Physical Activity Program for Adults with Physical Disability  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Targeting Skeletal Muscle to Improve Metabolic Health in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS
  • Education And Training

  • UAB Hospital, Internship
  • UAB Hospital, Residency
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1984
  • Bachelor's Degree in Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1978
  • Full Name

  • Amie McLain