The UAB Spinal Cord Injury Model System
conducts research to improve upon and maintain a cost-effective comprehensive service delivery system from the moment of injury across the lifespan of persons who sustain spinal cord injury. Emphasis is on collaborative clinical research to solve the medical management and acute rehabilitation problems of individuals with SCI.
The UAB SCIMS:conducts research;collaborates with other clinical research programs;participates in the Model Systems Database; andproduces useful educational materials for individuals with SCI as well as professionals.
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The UAB Model SCI Care System is funded by grant #H133N060021 from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C. Opinions expressed in the material listed are not necessarily those of the granting agency.