Dr. Ambrose joined Mount Sinai in 2004 after completing her Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Medicine. She received the ERF Career Development Award from the Foundations of PMR in 2006 and the Masters in Clinical Research from Mount Sinai in 2008.Currently she is the Medical Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Program and co-director of the TBI Model System Program. She has conducted research in cognitive impairments in the elderly and has presented her findings at the International Congress on Vascular Dementia in Latvia, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics Symposium in Seoul and World Congress of ISPGR and Gait & Mental Function in Norway. She has strong interests in improving knowledge of Brain Injuries among physicians and have conducted lectures and workshops, both locally , nationally and internationally in Malaysia, Korea and India.
Her main clinical interests are in the treatment of patients with neurological conditions, including brain injuries, strokes and neuro-muscular disorders. Dr. Ambrose is active in several organizations including the Association of Academic Physiatrists where she is on the Board of Trustees and is the current Program Committee Chair.
MBBS, St. John's Medical College
Masters In Clinical Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Verghese J, Levalley A, Hall CB, Katz MJ, Ambrose AF, Lipton RB. Epidemiology of Gait Disorders in Community Residing Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc 2006; 54: 255-261.
Brittany A, Matsumura MD, Ambrose AF. Balance in the elderly. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ClinGeriatrMed 2006 may; 22(2): 395-412.
Ambrose AF, Levalley A, Verghese J. A Comparison of Parkinsonian and Frontal gaits in the Elderly. J Neurol Sci , 2006 Oct 25 2006 June; 248(1-2): 215-218.
Verghese J, Levalley A, Ambrose AF, Lipton RB. A Comparison of Parkinsonian and Frontal gaits in the elderly. J Am Geriatric Soc 2005;: A133.
Ambrose AF, Peller S, Verghese J. Leisure activity participation in urban elderly. J Am Geriatric Soc 2005; 1: A77.
Verghese J, Lipton RB, Katz MJ, Hall CB, Derby C, Ambrose AF, Kuslansky G, Sliwinski M, Buschke H. Leisure activities and the risk of dementia in the elderly. N Engl J Med 2003; 348: 2508-1516.
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