UB's Granger Receives Krusen Award From American Academy of Physical Medicine And Rehabilitation

By Lois Baker

Release Date: February 11, 1994 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Carl V. Granger, M.D., professor of rehabilitation medicine in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has received the Frank H. Krusen Award from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

The award recognizes Granger's outstanding contributions to the field of physical medicine and his research in the areas of patient care, research, education, literary contributions, community service and involvement in the academy's activities.

A UB faculty member since 1983, Granger is associate chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine in the UB medical school. He also serves as director of the Center for Functional Assessment Research.

Granger was a key member of a UB research team that developed the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation, the first international standard for measuring the effectiveness of medical rehabilitation.

He is a member of the expert panel to develop practice guidelines for stroke rehabilitation for the Center for Health Economics Research, and a member of the editorial board of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

He recently completed a term on the advisory board of the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Granger is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds a medical degree from New York University.

He resides in North Buffalo.