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Mel Glenn, M.D.

Chief, Division of Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation;Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Dept. of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

Where I Provide Care

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston

6179525230
300 1st Avenue, Charlestown MA 02129
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About

Dr. Glenn graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1978.  He completed his internship and residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and then a fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at New York University Medical Center and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine from 1978-82.  In 1982 he joined the faculty of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and the staff of its affiliates New England Medical Center Hospitals, New England Sinai Hospital and Rehabilitation Center, and Greenery Rehabilitation Center. He was Director of Rehabilitation Medicine at Greenery’s Brain Injury Program from 1982-1993, and Director of the Brain Injury Program at New England Sinai Hospital from 1989-93.

From 1993 until 1998, he was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and Chief of Rehabilitation Medicine at Boston Medical Center, where he was the Project Director of the New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center’s Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems grant. 

In 1998, he joined the staff of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. He is Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Glenn was Project Director of the Spaulding/Partners Traumatic Brain Injury Model System at Harvard Medical School, a project funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, from 1998-2008. He has been Medical Director of Brain Injury Services in Massachusetts for NeuroRestorative since 1991 and Medical Director of Community Rehab Care since 1996.  

Dr. Glenn was the editor of the Update on Pharmacology column of Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation from its inception in 1985 until 2013. He is currently Editor Emeritus for the journal. He has published more than 50 book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles, and delivered over 280 presentations on topics related to brain injury rehabilitation.

 

 
Certified Specialities
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Clinical & Research Interests
Clinical specialties: brain injury rehabilitation, spasticity management, botulinum toxin and phenol injections
Research specialties: brain injury rehabilitation
Languages
English 
Affiliations
SRH
Certifications
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Gender
Male

Education & Training

Fellowships
NYU Medical Center
Medical Education
New York University
Residency
New York University, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine

Publications

Publications

1.      Glenn MB. Rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury. In Tsao J (ed). Traumatic Brain Injury: A Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis, Management, and Rehabilitation. Springer, New York. 2012


2.      Glenn MB, Herman SD. Post-concussion symptoms. In Frontera W, Silver J, editors. Essentials of Rehabilitation Medicine. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, 3rd edition, 2014.


 


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