Amie B. McLain, MD
Administration and Executive Committee
- Administrative Component Associate Director
- Consultation Component Co-Investigator
Dr. McLain is a professor and the Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UAB School of Medicine. She is a well-established leader and clinician-scientist in the field of medical rehabilitation. She is the Founder and Director of the nation’s first Women’s Clinic for the Disabled at the Spain Rehabilitation Center, an integral part of the UAB Health System. Her research program — centered on spinal cord injury — has included studies of respiratory complications, gynecological and obstetrical complications, menopause, osteoporosis, urological dysfunction and management, sexual functioning, weight management, and general determination of appropriate outcome measurements for individuals with spinal cord injury and comorbidities. With her extensive experience and leadership in medical rehabilitation, Dr. McLain brings unique and essential strengths to the Executive Committee. She is ideally suited to serve as 1 of 2 REACT associate directors and as a coinvestigator within the Consultation Component.