EDWARD HEALTON, MD, NAMED EXECUTIVE DEAN & VP OF GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Edward Healton, MD, former vice president for medical affairs at MedStar NRH, has been appointed as executive dean and vice president of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, replacing Howard Federoff, MD, PhD, who served in the role for the last eight years.
September 2, 2015
WASHINGTON, DC – Sept. 2, 2015 – Edward Healton, MD, former vice president for medical affairs at MedStar NRH, has been appointed as executive dean and vice president of the Georgetown University School of Medicine, replacing Howard Federoff, MD, PhD, who served in the role for the last eight years.
Dr. Federoff is taking a position with the University of California-Irvine School of Medicine.
Prior to this appointment, Dr. Healton served as Chair of the Department of Neurology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.
About MedStar National Rehabilitation Network
The MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) is a regional system of rehabilitation care that offers inpatient, day treatment and outpatient services in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia.
The Network’s interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation experts provides comprehensive services to help people recover as fully as possible following illness and injury. Rehabilitation medicine specialists, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists work hand-in-hand with other rehab professionals to design treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique needs. Rehabilitation plans feature a team approach and include the use of state-of-the-art technology and advanced medical treatment based on the latest rehabilitation research.
The Network provides comprehensive programs specifically designed to aid in the rehabilitation of adults and children recovering from neurologic and orthopedic conditions such as amputation, arthritis, back and neck pain, brain injury, cancer, cardiac conditions, concussion, fibromyalgia, foot and ankle disorders, hand and upper extremity problems, post-polio syndrome, stroke, spinal cord injury and disease, and sports and work-related injuries.
Inpatient and day treatment programs are provided at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital located in Northwest Washington, DC and at more than 40 outpatient sites conveniently located throughout the region. MedStar NRH is consistently ranked by physicians in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” for Rehabilitation, and is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), with CARF accredited specialty programs for Amputations, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke.
For more on MedStar NRH and to find a location near you, log on to MedStarNRH.org.
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