Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinical Studies

The Penn State Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Laboratories are under the leadership of David R. Gater Jr., MD, PhD, MS.

Current Studies

View active physical medicine and rehabilitation clinical trials in StudyFinder, our searchable database of clinical research taking place at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine.

Our studies seek to offer insight into the physiology and rehabilitation of patients with, but not limited to:

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Stroke
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Amputation
  • Neurological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Traumatic brain injury

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Contact Us

To speak to someone about our current studies, please call 717-531-0003, ext. 283816 or email