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 trialTrials.  20. 2019
    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 A high-protein diet or combination exercise training to improve metabolic health in individuals with long-standing spinal cord injury: a pilot randomized studyPhysiological Reports.  6. 2018
    2018 Paralytic and nonparalytic muscle adaptations to exercise training versus high-protein diet in individuals with long-standing spinal cord injuryJournal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology.  125:64-72. 2018
    2018 The development of a lifetime care model in comprehensive spina bifida careJournal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine.  11:323-334. 2018
    2017 Women's sexual health and reproductive function after SCITopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  23:20-30. 2017
    2017 The use of the neurologic exam to predict awareness and control of lower urinary tract function post SCISpinal Cord.  55:840-843. 2017
    2017 Erratum: The use of the neurologic exam to predict awareness and control of lower urinary tract function post SCI (Spinal cord (2017))Spinal Cord.  55:795. 2017
    2017 Predictors of permanent disability among adults with spinal dysraphismJournal of Neurosurgery: Spine.  27:169-177. 2017
    2016 Heightened TWEAK-NF-κB signaling and inflammation-associated fibrosis in paralyzed muscles of men with chronic spinal cord injuryAJP - Endocrinology and Metabolism.  310:E754-E761. 2016
    2016 Pregnancy and Women With Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  97:497-498. 2016
    2015 Current pregnancy among women with spinal cord injury: Findings from the US national spinal cord injury databaseSpinal Cord.  53:821-826. 2015
    2014 Mechanosensitivity may be enhanced in skeletal muscles of spinal cord-injured versus able-bodied menMuscle and Nerve.  50:599-601. 2014
    2014 Two phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of fampridine-SR for treatment of spasticity in chronic spinal cord injurySpinal Cord.  52:70-76. 2014
    2013 Dr. Samuel Stover: Promoting health and participation through leadership in spinal cord injury medicinePM&R.  5:809-815. 2013
    2013 Skeletal muscle signaling associated with impaired glucose tolerance in spinal cord-injured men and the effects of contractile activityJournal of applied physiology: respiratory, environmental and exercise physiology.  115:756-764. 2013
    2013 Body mass index underestimates adiposity in women with spinal cord injuryObesity Research.  21:1223-1225. 2013
    2012 State of the science conference in spinal cord injury rehabilitation 2011: IntroductionSpinal Cord.  50:342-343. 2012
    2011 Future directions for spinal cord injury research: Recent developments and model systems contributionsArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  92:509-515. 2011
    2009 Outcome measures in spinal cord injury: Recent assessments and recommendations for future directionsSpinal Cord.  47:582-591. 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))Spinal Cord.  47:575. 2009
    2009 Pierpont and the capital marketAbacus.  45:147-170. 2009
    2009 International standards to document remaining autonomic function after spinal cord injurySpinal Cord.  47:36-43. 2009
    2009 Measurement of sexual functioning after spinal cord injury: Preferred instrumentsJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  32:226-236. 2009
    2008 Introduction to perspectives on ethical issues and dilemmas in the treatment of patients with spinal cord injuryTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  13:1-17. 2008
    2008 Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: ForewordTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  13. 2008
    2008 Outcome measures for gait and ambulation in the spinal cord injury populationJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  31:487-499. 2008
    2007 Reproductive health care for women with spina bifidaThe Scientific World Journal.  7:1875-1883. 2007
    2007 Development of international standards to document sexual and reproductive functions after spinal cord injury: Preliminary reportJournal of Rehabilitation Research and Development.  44:83-90. 2007
    2007 Phase 2 trial of sustained-release fampridine in chronic spinal cord injurySpinal Cord.  45:158-168. 2007
    2006 Methodological issues in performance of SCI clinical trialsTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  11:1-11. 2006
    2006 Obesity intervention in persons with spinal cord injurySpinal Cord.  44:82-91. 2006
    2005 Reproductive issues for women with spina bifidaJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  28:81-91. 2005
    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
    2004 Reproductive health for women with spinal cord injury: pregnancy and delivery.SCI nursing : a publication of the American Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses.  21:88-91. 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
    2002 Overview of the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center databaseJournal of Spinal Cord Medicine.  25:335-338. 2002
    2001 Gynecologic and reproductive issues in women with spinal cord injuryPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America.  12:183-199. 2001
    2001 Menopausal issues after spinal cord injuryTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  7:64-71. 2001
    2000 Gender and its impact on postacute secondary medical complications following spinal cord injuryTopics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation.  6:66-75. 2000
    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
    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 managementJournal of Neurosurgery.  87:239-246. 1997
    1996 Pregnancy and deliverySexuality and Disability.  14:211-219. 1996
    1994 Incidence of respiratory complications following Spinal Cord InjuryArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  75:270-275. 1994
    1994 Intermittent catheterization in women with spinal cord injury—three decades of experienceNeuroRehabilitation.  4:245-248. 1994
    1994 Spinal cord injury model systems of care: The legacy and the promiseNeuroRehabilitation.  4:84-90. 1994
    1992 Urological long-term follow-up in women with spinal cord injuriesArchives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  73:1029-1035. 1992
    1991 Neurogenic urinary tract infectionNeurologic Clinics.  9:741-755. 1991
    1991 Autonomic Dysreflexia and the Menstrual Cycle in a Woman with Spinal Cord Injury: A Case ReportNeuroRehabilitation.  1:58-62. 1991
    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
  • Education And Training

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

  • Amie McLain