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Corwin Boake, Ph.D.

Corwin  Boake

Corwin Boake, Ph.D.

  • Neuropsychologist at TIRR Memorial Hermann
  • Associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at UTHealth Medical School
  • Director of the postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology, sponsored by TIRR Memorial Hermann and the PM&R Alliance
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association

Corwin Boake, Ph.D., is interested in applications of neuropsychology to rehabilitation, as well as the recovery and rehabilitation of persons with stroke and traumatic brain injury


Lex Frieden, M.D., LL.D. (hon)

Lex  Frieden
  • Professor of Biomedical Informatics, UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
  • UT Chancellor’s Health Fellow on Disability
  • Professor of Rehabilitation, UTHealth Medical School
  • Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (adjunct), Baylor College of Medicine
  • Director of Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU) at TIRR Memorial Hermann

Lex Frieden, M.D., LL.D. (hon), specializes in disability informatics, independent living, community-based service systems, disability rights, rehabilitation technology and robotics, consumer empowerment and health care access, effectiveness and costs.



Nneka Ifejika, M.D., M.P.H.

Nneka  Ifejika
  • Director of Neurorehabilitation, UTHealth Medical School and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Associate Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, UTHealth Medical School
  • Attending physician, Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Memorial Hermann-TMC

Nneka Ifejika, M.D., M.P.H., specializes in neurorehabilitation, with an emphasis on stroke and multiple sclerosis. Her clinical interests include addressing health disparities and stroke outcomes with the long term goal of improving disability in high risk populations. Her research includes interventions and medications that affect post-acute stroke outcomes and long-term rehabilitation outcomes.


Paul Schulz, M.D.

Paul  Schulz
  • Professor of Neurology, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director, Dementia and Memory Disorders, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director, Dementia Program, Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Paul Schulz, M.D., specializes in diagnosing and treating neuropsychiatric disorders, such as dementia, that may produce cognitive, behavioral or mood symptoms. His research interests include the early diagnosis and prevention of dementia, the treatment of Alzheimer’s, the causes and treatment of frontotemporal dementia, and the neurologic complications of post-traumatic stress disorder. He is affiliated with the Mischer Neuroscience Institute and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.

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Mark Wilde, Psy.D.

Mark  Wilde

Mark C. Wilde, Psy.D.

  • Assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the UTHealth Medical School
  • Board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in the specialty of neuropsychology and has been on the faculty of the UTHealth Medical School since 1997
  • Sees patients at UT Physicians at Bellaire and in the rehabilitation unit at Memorial Hermann-TMC

Mark C. Wilde, Psy.D., is a neuropsychologist who can discuss the cognitive and behavioral consequences of traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke and other medical conditions. His research includes studies on TBI and stroke outcome.