Dr. Chiodo is co-director for U-M SCIMS and has been the clinical director of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the University of Michigan since 2002. He has worked on the U-M SCIMS research projects, Wellness in SCI and Predictors of Health, and Quality of Life in Persons with Ventilator Assistance after SCI. He has published several manuscripts on pain management, wellness in SCI, and is preparing several manuscripts on ventilator weaning after SCI. He has served as a co-investigator for two clinical trials of Fampridine’s efficacy after SCI: as treatments for spasticity and for restrictive lung disease.
Dr. Chiodo is the primary attending physician for SCI services in the UMHS Adult Rehabilitation Unit, coordinating all clinical services.