Mark

Associate Professor
Medical Director, Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Research Programs and Clinic
Director, Scholarly Project Program and Geriatric Rehabilitation Lecture Series

Areas of Interest
Neurologic Rehabilitation, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Spinal Cord Injury, Cognitive Disorders, Executive Dysfunction, Aphasia, Unilateral Spatial Neglect, Visual Attention, Cognitive Aging


Biography

Dr. Mark joined the Department in 1999. He is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Medical Director of the UAB Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy Research programs and clinic. He directs the Department’s Scholarly Project program and Geriatric Rehabilitation lecture series for the resident physicians. He is an Attending Physician for the Consultation Service for the Department. Dr. Mark is also a member of the UAB Vision Science Research Center, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Alzheimer Disease Research Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Center for Exercise Medicine Postdoctoral Training Program, Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging, and the Graduate School.

Dr. Mark has received funding awards and collaborations supported by the NIH and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, primarily to investigate the application of behavioral neuroscience toward understanding and overcoming motor, visual, or language disability following stroke, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, or healthy aging. He also serves on PhD thesis committees and is Associate Editor for Behavioral Neurology for MedLink Neurology.

Dr. Mark obtained his MD degree and internship at Albany Medical College, his residency in Neurology at New York University, and his research fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at the University of Florida. From 1987-1991 he was the Director of the Stroke Rehabilitation Unit at Montebello Rehabilitation Hospital in Baltimore for the University of Maryland Department of Neurology. From 1991-1999 he had appointments to the University of North Dakota Department of Neuroscience, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute in Fargo ND.

Education & Training

MD, Albany Medical College

Contact

190 Spain Rehabilitation Center
1717 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 25233 
205-934-3499