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Oct 9, 2015

Worsowicz Named President of National Physical Medicine Academy

National medical society represents more than 9,000 physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists

Gregory Worsowicz, M.D., M.B.A., HealthSouth Chair in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Missouri School of Medicine and medical director of Howard A. Rusk Rehabilitation Center, has been appointed president of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Gregory Worsowicz, PhD

Worsowicz

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is a national medical society representing more than 9,000 specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians are nerve, muscle, bone and brain experts who treat injury or illness non-surgically to decrease pain and restore function. The academy serves its member physicians by advancing the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, promoting excellence in physiatric practice and advocating on public policy issues related to persons with disabling conditions.

Worsowicz joined MU Health in 2002. He served as the elected chair of University Physicians group practice plan, comprised of more than 500 MU physicians, from 2005 to 2008, and 2010 to 2015. A national leader on continued medical care following injury or illness, Worsowicz completed a fellowship on post-acute care from the Association of American Medical Colleges in 2014. Worsowicz also has been named one of the “Best Doctors® in America” for 10 consecutive years (2006 to 2015).

Worsowicz earned a medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville and completed residency training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He also holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida in Tampa.

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