Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn, announces it has appointed Robert Krug, MD, its William and Barbara Weldon chair and director of the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine’s Institute for Rehabilitative Medicine and Center for US Veterans Rehabilitation.

A media release from the university notes that Krug, who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, is also president and CEO/medical director of Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital in Hartford, Conn, medical director for PM&R Services at the Mandell Center for Multiple Sclerosis, and physican leader for the Saint Francis Care Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service Line.

The Center for US Veterans Rehabilitation, which the Institute will launch under Krug’s leadership, was established to help provide long-term, sustainable approaches to address veterans’ healthcare needs, the release explains.

“In a collaborative and interdisciplinary fashion, we will build upon the strong academic and professional programs already established at Quinnipiac University in developing novel and innovative approaches to delivering vital rehabilitation services to our veterans and others in the community,” Krug states in the release.

Jason Burke, who according to the release is a retired US Navy captain who serves as a director of veteran and military affairs at the university, explains the Center’s aim, per the release: “The Center for US Veterans Rehabilitation will provide a much-needed resource for veterans seeking medical, psychological, and quality of life help by offering and coordinating clinical and research support for a multitude of providers.”

For more information, visit Quinnipiac University.

[Source: Quinnipiac University]