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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address SRC 190
Phone  (205) 934-3499
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Undergraduate  Cornell University    1978  AB 
Medical School  Albany Medical College    1982  MD 

American Society of Neurorehabilitation  1990 
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology  1993 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Center  Integrative Center for Aging Research  Integrative Center for Aging Research Associate Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Center for Outcomes & Effectiveness Res & Educ Associate Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Associate Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Comprehensive Neuroscience Center Associate Professor
Center  Neurology   Multiple Sclerosis Center Associate Professor
Center  Vision Sciences (Org-Ret)  Vision Science Research Center (Org-Ret) Associate Professor
Primary  Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Associate Professor
Secondary  Neurology   Neurology Chair Office Associate Professor
Secondary  Psychology  Psychology Associate Professor

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Social & Behavioral Sciences 

Biographical Sketch 
Behavioral Neurology research fellowship, University of Florida, 1986-1987. University of Maryland Department of Neurology, 1987-1991. Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Unit, 1987-1991. University of North Dakota, Department of Neuroscience, 1991-1999. Staff Neurologist, Fargo VA Medical Center, 1999-1999. UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1999-present.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Society of Neurorehabilitation  Member 
International Neuropsychological Society  Member   
American Academy of Neurology  Member   

Research/Clinical Interest
Associate Professor
Neurologic rehabilitation of motor and cognitive disorders following stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury. Studies of cognitive aging.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
Taub E, Mark VW, Uswatte G. Implications of CI therapy for visual deficit training. Front Integr Neurosci. 2014 Oct 9;8:78.  25346665 
Gauthier LV, Mark VW, Taub E, McCullars A, Barghi A, Rickards T, Hicks J, Uswatte G. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2014 Jan 1;32(6):755-65.  25189180 
Taub E, Uswatte G, Mark VW. The functional significance of cortical reorganization and the parallel development of CI therapy. Front Hum Neurosci. 2014 Jun 27;8:396.  25018720 
Rickards T, Sterling C, Taub E, Perkins-Hu C, Gauthier L, Graham M, Griffin A, Davis D, Mark VW, Uswatte G. Diffusion tensor imaging study of the response to constraint-induced movement therapy of children with hemiparetic cerebral palsy and adults with chronic stroke. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2014 Mar;95(3):506-514.e1.  24055785 
Johnson ML, Taub E, Harper LH, Wade JT, Bowman MH, Bishop-McKay S, Haddad MM, Mark VW, Uswatte G. An enhanced protocol for constraint-induced aphasia therapy II: a case series. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2014 Feb;23(1):60-72.  24018698 
Taub E, Uswatte G, Mark VW, Morris DM, Barman J, Bowman MH, Bryson C, Delgado A, Bishop-McKay S. Method for enhancing real-world use of a more affected arm in chronic stroke: transfer package of constraint-induced movement therapy.
Stroke. 2013 May;44(5):1383-8. 
Mark VW, Taub E, Uswatte G, Bashir K, Cutter GR, Bryson CC, Bishop-McKay S, Bowman MH. Constraint-induced movement therapy for the lower extremities in multiple sclerosis: case series with 4-year follow-up. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Apr;94(4):753-60.  23111280 
Taub E, Uswatte G, Bowman MH, Mark VW, Delgado A, Bryson C, Morris D, Bishop-McKay S. Constraint-induced movement therapy combined with conventional neurorehabilitation techniques in chronic stroke patients with plegic hands: a case series. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2013 Jan;94(1):86-94.  22922823  
Rickards T, Taub E, Sterling C, Graham MJ, Barghi A, Uswatte G, Mark VW. Brain parenchymal fraction predicts motor improvement following intensive task-oriented motor rehabilitation for chronic stroke. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2012;30(5):355-61.  22683608 
Pomeroy V, Aglioti SM, Mark VW, McFarland D, Stinear C, Wolf SL, Corbetta M, Fitzpatrick SM. Neurological principles and rehabilitation of action disorders: rehabilitation interventions. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2011 Jun;25(5 Suppl):33S-43S.  21613536 
Woods AJ, Mark VW, Pitts AC, Mennemeier M. Pervasive cognitive impairment in acute rehabilitation inpatients without brain injury. PM R. 2011 May;3(5):426-32.  21570030 
Gauthier LV, Taub E, Mark VW, Perkins C, Uswatte G. Improvement after constraint-induced movement therapy is independent of infarct location in chronic stroke patients. Stroke. 2009 Jul;40(7):2468-72.  19461024 
Mark VW, Taub E, Bashir K, Uswatte G, Delgado A, Bowman MH, Bryson CC, McKay S, Cutter GR. Constraint-Induced Movement therapy can improve hemiparetic progressive multiple sclerosis. Preliminary findings. Mult Scler. 2008 Aug;14(7):992-4.  18573826 
Mark VW, Taub E, Perkins C, Gauthier L, Uswatte G. MRI infarction load and CI therapy outcomes for chronic post-stroke hemiparesis. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2008;26(1):13-33.
Gauthier LV, Taub E, Perkins C, Ortmann M, Mark VW, Uswatte G. Remodeling the brain: plastic structural brain changes produced by different motor therapies after stroke. Stroke. 2008 May;39(5):1520-5.  18323492 
Mark VW, Taub E, Perkins C, Gauthier LV, Uswatte G, Ogorek J. Poststroke cerebral peduncular atrophy correlates with a measure of corticospinal tract injury in the cerebral hemisphere. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Feb;29(2):354-8.  18024577 
Woods AJ, Mark VW. Convergent validity of executive organization measures on cancellation. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2007 Oct;29(7):719-23.  17896197 
Lum PS, Uswatte G, Taub E, Hardin P, Mark VW. A telerehabilitation approach to delivery of constraint-induced movement therapy. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2006 May-Jun;43(3):391-400.  17041824  
Mark VW, Taub E, Morris DM.Neuroplasticity and constraint-induced movement therapy. Eura Medicophys. 2006 Sep;42(3):269-84.  17039225 
Morris DM, Taub E, Mark VW. Constraint-induced movement therapy: characterizing the intervention protocol. Eura Medicophys. 2006 Sep;42(3):257-68.  17039224 
Morris DM, Taub E, Mark VW. Constraint-induced movement therapy: characterizing the intervention protocol. Eura Medicophys. 2006 Sep;42(3):257-68.  17039223 
Taub E, Uswatte G, Mark VW, Morris DM. The learned nonuse phenomenon: implications for rehabilitation. Eura Medicophys. 2006 Sep;42(3):241-56.  17039223 
Bowman MH, Taub E, Uswatte G, Delgado A, Bryson C, Morris DM, McKay S, Mark VW. A treatment for a chronic stroke patient with a plegic hand combining CI therapy with conventional rehabilitation procedures: case report. NeuroRehabilitation. 2006;21(2):167-76.  16917163 
Mark VW, Woods AJ, Mennemeier M, Abbas S, Taub E. Cognitive assessment for CI therapy in the outpatient clinic. NeuroRehabilitation. 2006;21(2):139-46.  16917160 
Mark VW, Thomas BE, Berndt RS. Factors associated with recovery from global aphasia. Aphasiology 1992;6:121-134.  N/A 
Mark VW, Chobor KL. Influences on the speech comprehension deficit in cortical auditory disorder. Aphasiology 1990;4:587-598.  N/A 
Morris DM, Shaw SE, Mark VW, Uswatte G, Barman J, Taub E. The influence of neuropsychological characteristics on the use of CI therapy with persons with traumatic brain injury. NeuroRehabilitation. 2006;21(2):131-7.  16917159 
Woods AJ, Mennemeier M, Garcia-Rill E, Meythaler J, Mark VW, Jewel GR, Murphy H. Bias in magnitude estimation following left hemisphere injury. Neuropsychologia. 2006;44(8):1406-12.  16434066 
Mennemeier M, Pierce CA, Chatterjee A, Anderson B, Jewell G, Dowler R, Woods AJ, Glenn T, Mark VW. Biases in attentional orientation and magnitude estimation explain crossover: neglect is a disorder of both.
J Cogn Neurosci. 2005 Aug;17(8):1194-211. 
Mark VW, Oberheu AM, Henderson C, Woods AJ. Ballism after stroke responds to standard physical therapeutic interventions.
Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2005 Jun;86(6):1226-33. 
Taub E, Lum PS, Hardin P, Mark VW, Uswatte G. AutoCITE: automated delivery of CI therapy with reduced effort by therapists. Stroke. 2005 Jun;36(6):1301-4.  15879335 
Mark VW, Taub E. Constraint-induced movement therapy for chronic stroke hemiparesis and other disabilities. Restor Neurol Neurosci. 2004;22(3-5):317-36.  15502259 
Mark VW, Woods AJ, Ball KK, Roth DL, Mennemeier M. Disorganized search on cancellation is not a consequence of neglect. Neurology. 2004 Jul 13;63(1):78-84.
Mark VW. Acute versus chronic functional aspects of unilateral spatial neglect. Front Biosci. 2003 Jan 1;8:e172-89.  12456357 
Mark VW, Heilman KM. Diagonal spatial neglect.J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1998 Sep;65(3):348-52.  9728947 
Mark VW, Heilman KM.Diagonal neglect on cancellation. Neuropsychologia. 1997 Nov;35(11):1425-36
Mark VW, Monson N. Two-dimensional cancellation neglect a review and suggested method of analysis. Cortex. 1997 Sep;33(3):553-62.
McCourt ME, Mark VW, Radonovich KJ, Willison SK, Freeman P. The effects of gender, menstrual phase and practice on the perceived location of the midsagittal plane. Neuropsychologia. 1997 May;35(5):717-24
Mark VW, Heilman KM.Bodily neglect and orientational biases in unilateral neglect syndrome and normal subjects.
Neurology. 1990 Apr;40(4):640-3
Butter CM, Mark VW, Heilman KM.An experimental analysis of factors underlying neglect in line bisection.
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 1988 Dec;51(12):1581-3
Mark VW, Kooistra CA, Heilman KM.Hemispatial neglect affected by non-neglected stimuli.
Neurology. 1988 Aug;38(8):1207-11.

aphasia, unilateral spatial neglect, executive dysfunction, Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy, paralysis, stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech