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Medical Office

Dearth Tower, 5601 McWane
1600 7th Avenue South
Birmingham , AL 35233

About Me

Associate Professor


Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center , Combined Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Medical School:
Medical College of Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin–Madison

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine


Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury, Early Mobility, Injury Prevention, International Medicine, Adaptive Sports and Recreation

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics – Alabama Chapter, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine


1. Assessing Vision, Balance, and Vestibular Function as Potential Biomarkers for Concussion” October 2016American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, New Orleans, LA. 2. Swanson MW, Weise KK, Dreer LE, Johnston J, Davis RD, Ferguson D, Hale MH, Gould SJ, Christy JB, Busettini C, Lee SD, Swanson E. (01/2017). “Academic difficulty and vision symptoms in children with concussion.” Optometry and Vision Science (1040-5488), 94 (1), p. 60 3. Casazza K, Swanson E, (12/2017). “Nutrition as Medicine to Improve Outcomes in Adolescents Sustaining a Sports-related Concussion.” Exploratory Research and Hypothesis in Medicine 2(4):p 122-130 4. Concussion- Return to Learn, Return to Play, and Cognitive Rehabilitation” February 2018, Speech-Language Hearing Association of Alabama 2018 Convention, Birmingham AL 5. Evaluating and Managing Concussions in the Primary Care Setting” April 2016 Alabama Chapter- Academy of Pediatrics Spring Meeting 2016