Scott Rome, M.D., Neurologist; Medical Director of Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs, California Pacific Medical Center

California Pacific CURRENTS: The online journal of CPMC Research Institute

Pioneering research that facilitates patients’ rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury

Research Overview

  • Medical Director of the California Pacific Regional Acute Rehabilitation Center at CPMC, Dr. Scott Rome specializes in rehabilitation after acquired brain injury, and stroke. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
  • He investigates new approaches to improving cognitive functioning  (including memory and attention) after traumatic brain injury, and neuroplasticity during brain injury rehabilitation.
  • Dr. Rome has been serving the rehabilitation needs of CPMC’s brain injury and stroke patients for the past six years, providing innovative, outcome-driven programs that address the needs of this patient group.
  • He is the Rehabilitation Lead for the Sutter Neuroscience Research Consortium.

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Training

Dr. Rome received his M.D. from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC.


 

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Publications

Loya F, Novakovic-Agopian T, Binder D, Rossi A, Rome S, Murphy M, Chen AJ, Long-Term Use and Perceived Benefits of Goal-Oriented Attentional Self-Regulation Training in Chronic Brain Injury. Rehabil Res Pract

Novakovic-Agopian T, Chen AJ, Rome S, Rossi A, Abrams G, DʼEsposito M, Turner G, McKim R, Muir J, Hills N, Kennedy C, Garfinkle J, Murphy M, Binder D, Castelli H, Assessment of subcomponents of executive functioning in ecologically valid settings: the goal processing scale. J Head Trauma Rehabil

Chen AJ, Novakovic-Agopian T, Nycum TJ, Song S, Turner GR, Hills NK, Rome S, Abrams GM, D'Esposito M, Training of goal-directed attention regulation enhances control over neural processing for individuals with brain injury. Brain

Novakovic-Agopian T, Chen AJ, Rome S, Abrams G, Castelli H, Rossi A, McKim R, Hills N, D'Esposito M, Rehabilitation of executive functioning with training in attention regulation applied to individually defined goals: a pilot study bridging theory, assessment, and treatment. J Head Trauma Rehabil

Scott Rome, M.D., Neurologist; Medical Director of Stroke and Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs, California Pacific Medical Center
Primary Research Interests
  • Electrodiagnostic medicine
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Stroke