“The future of rehabilitation care will require evidence-based, high quality, and easily accessible solutions that can track outcomes and be implemented remotely or in a patient’s home."
ATLANTA (PRWEB) December 05, 2019
AMP Recover, the leading digital care management platform for orthopedic rehabilitation, is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its Advisory Board. David J. “D.J.” Kennedy, MD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), brings decades of clinical expertise with physical medicine and rehabilitation to the board.
“We are thrilled to have DJ join our Advisory Board at AMP Recover,” said CEO David Nichols, “He is a wonderful complement to our team of investors and advisors and brings a unique perspective, given his broad rehabilitation experience in both clinical and academic settings. DJ is a well respected leader in AMP’s areas of focus and his appointment is a strategic and critical component of our company’s growth.”
In his role at Vanderbilt, Dr. Kennedy leads a department of 43 faculty and 200 staff involved in clinical, training and research programs At VUMC. He is a deputy editor for The Spine Journal, and on the editorial board of Pain Medicine. He is on the board of directors for the Spine Intervention Society and the board of governors for the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He just completed a term of service on the board of trustees for the Association of Academic Physiatrists.
Prior to Vanderbilt, Dr. Kennedy was a clinical associate professor and residency program director in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with Stanford University’s Department of Orthopaedics. He has a history of treating high level and professional athletes from a variety of sports, and has served as a physician for Racing the Planet ultramarathon events in Madagascar, Nepal, Antarctica, the Sahara, Atacama and Gobi Deserts.
According to Dr. Kennedy, “The future of rehabilitation care will require evidence-based, high quality, and easily accessible solutions that can track outcomes and be implemented remotely or in a patient’s home. I am excited to join AMP as they further develop their technology to better serve providers and patients alike.”
AMP Recover’s specialty specific, digital care management platform consists of a suite of tools to virtually guide patients through their recovery with clinically-proven content while providing care teams the critical data necessary to make real-time, evidence-based decisions to continually improve care.