Dr. Dorian Rose receives American Heart Association grant

Dorian Rose_2015 The American Heart Association has awarded a $154,000 grant entitled “A Novel Strategy to Improve Gait and Increase Fall-Related Efficacy Post-Stroke” to Principal Investigator Dr. Dorian Rose and Co-Investigators Drs. Steven George and Carolynn Patten. As part of the Brooks-PHHP Collaboration, this award will be conducted at Brooks Rehabilitation and will assess an innovative rehabilitation intervention, a Backward Walking Training Program, and examine its potential to increase both the mobility and self-efficacy of stroke survivors, improving their quality of life and decreasing the risk of recurrent stroke.