John Melvin

TitleProfessor & Chair JMC
InstitutionThomas Jefferson University
DepartmentChair SKMC
Address132 S. 10th St.
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone215-955-6573
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    OTHER FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
    Clinical Professor (Adjunct) - Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, 2003 to present

    OTHER RECENT ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
    - Moss Rehab Hospital, Vice President - Medical Affairs - 1991 to 2002
    - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chairman - 1991 to 2002
    - Einstein Practice Plan, Inc., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialty Director - 1992 to 2002
    - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Chair, 1998 to present
    - Temple University, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Deputy Chairman - January 1992 to July, 1998
    - Moss Practice Plan, Inc. Management Committee, Chairman - 1994 to 2000

    HOSPITAL MEDICAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS:
    - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Senior Attending Staff - 1991 to 2002
    - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Active Staff - 1998 to present
    - Moss Rehab Hospital, Active Staff - 1991 to 1997 (Merged into Albert Einstein Medical Center)
    - Temple University Hospital, Associate Staff - 1992 to 2000
    - Curative Rehabilitation Center (Milwaukee), Consulting Staff - 1992 to 1998

    HEALTH CARE ORGANIZATIONS, BOARDS/COMMITTEES
    - Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Member: Board of Overseers 1998 to 2002, Board of Directors 1992 to 1998, Investment Committee 1996 to 2002
    - MossRehab Hospital, Member: Board of Trustees 1991 to 1998, Executive Committee 1991 to 1997, Finance Committee 1991 to 1998
    - Rehab Ventures, Inc., Member, Board of Directors 1991 to 1997
    - Einstein Practice Plan, Inc., Treasurer, Board of Trustees 1992 to 1998
    - Moss Practice Plan, Inc., Secretary, Board of Trustees 1994 to 1998
    - Albert Einstein Healthcare Network, Institutional Review Board - 1996 to 2000

    MEDICAL SCHOOL COMMITTEES
    - Temple University, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Resident Training Committee - 1991 to 2002
    - Temple University, School of Medicine, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1991-2002 - 50 hours annually

    RECENT PROFESSIONAL AND HONORARY SOCIETY POSITIONS:
    - Greater Philadelphia Pain Society: Advisory Board Member - 1994 to 1998, Nominating Committee Chairman - 1996 to 1998
    - The Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania, Member, Committee on Delivery System Policy - 1997 to 1998
    - Pennsylvania Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, Member, Board of Directors - 1995 to 1998
    - Accrediting Council on Graduate Medical Education: Member, Accreditation Appeals Panel for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - 1993-1999, Specialty Site Surveyor for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Member -1993 to 1998
    - American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Vice President - 1996-1997, President-Elect - 1997-1998, President - 1998-1999, Past President - 1999-2000, Annual Meeting Abstract Reviewer 1997
    - American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine: Member, Long Range Planning Committee - 1996 to 1998, Disciplinary Committee - 1996 to 1998, Presidential Council (Adhoc) - 1998
    - American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Examination Supervisor- 1997-1998, Appeals Committee - 1993 to 1998
    - American College of Rheumatology, Member, Rehabilitative Rheumatology Section- 1988 to 2009
    - American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine: Member, Rehabilitation Research Policy & Legislation Committee - 1997 to present, Past President's Committee - 1990 to present, By Laws, Policy & Procedure Committee - 2000 to present
    - American Heart Association: Stroke Council - 1984 to present
    - American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (Formerly NARF and ARA): Member, Managed Care Task Force - 1997 to present, Prospective Payment System Task Force - 1997 to present, PPS Work Group - 1997 to present
    - International Federation of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: President-Elect - 1995-1999

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    1. Perret D, Whyte J, Melvin J, Celnik P, Knowlton T, Nguyen B, Roberts-Atwater B, Wu SSH. The Value and Role of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2020 Oct 02. PMID: 33017345.
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    2. Patel K, Straudi S, Yee Sien N, Fayed N, Melvin JL, Sivan M. Applying the WHO ICF Framework to the Outcome Measures Used in the Evaluation of Long-Term Clinical Outcomes in Coronavirus Outbreaks. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 09 05; 17(18). PMID: 32899534.
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    3. Maritz R, Pongpipatpaiboon K, Melvin JL, Graves DE, Prodinger B. Content comparison of the Spinal Cord Injury Model System Database to the ICF Generic Sets and Core Sets for spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord. 2019 Jul 10. PMID: 31292520.
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    4. LaBan MM, Braddom RL, Melvin JL. Ernest W. Johnson, M.D. - Apodictally Speaking, a Phys-ee-at'-trist for All Seasons. PM R. 2019 Apr 21. PMID: 31006998.
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    5. Skempes D, Melvin J, von Groote P, Stucki G, Bickenbach J. Using concept mapping to develop a human rights based indicator framework to assess country efforts to strengthen rehabilitation provision and policy: the Rehabilitation System Diagnosis and Dialogue framework (RESYST). Global Health. 2018 Oct 01; 14(1):96. PMID: 30285888.
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    6. Gutenbrunner C, Bickenbach J, Borg K, Nugraha B, Melvin J, Stucki G. Scaling up rehabilitation - Towards an international policy agenda. J Rehabil Med. 2018 Apr 18; 50(4):307-308. PMID: 29644377.
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    7. Gutenbrunner C, Bickenbach J, Melvin J, Lains J, Nugraha B. Strengthening health-related rehabilitation services at national levels. J Rehabil Med. 2017 Apr 06. PMID: 28383089.
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    8. Stucki G, Bickenbach J, Gutenbrunner C, Melvin J. Rehabilitation: The health strategy of the 21st century. J Rehabil Med. 2017 Jan 31. PMID: 28140419.
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    9. Stucki G, Bickenbach J, Melvin J. Strengthening Rehabilitation in Health Systems Worldwide by Integrating Information on Functioning in National Health Information Systems. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Dec 15. PMID: 27984221.
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    10. Melvin JL. Lessons learned through leadership. PM R. 2014 Jul; 6(7):571-4. PMID: 25059897.
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    11. Imamura M, Gutenbrunner C, Stucki G, Li J, Lains J, Frontera W, Olver J, Ozçakar L, Delisa J, Battistella LR, Melvin J. The International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: The way forward - II. J Rehabil Med. 2014 Jan 30; 46(2):97-107. PMID: 24419049.
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    12. Meyer T, Gutenbrunner C, Kiekens C, Skempes D, Melvin JL, Schedler K, Imamura M, Stucki G. ISPRM discussion paper: Proposing a conceptual description of health-related rehabilitation services. J Rehabil Med. 2014 Jan 8; 46(1):1-6. PMID: 24284563.
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    13. Furman MB, Melvin JL, Kennedy DJ. Do physiatric procedures represent a value or liability? PM R. 2014 Jan; 6(1):85-91. PMID: 24439151.
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    14. Melvin JL, Worsowicz G. What are the implications of accountable care organizations for physical medicine and rehabilitation practices? PM R. 2011 Nov; 3(11):1068-71. PMID: 22108233.
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    15. Meyer T, Gutenbrunner C, Bickenbach J, Cieza A, Melvin J, Stucki G. Towards a conceptual description of rehabilitation as a health strategy. J Rehabil Med. 2011 Sep; 43(9):765-9. PMID: 21826389.
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    16. Gutenbrunner C, Meyer T, Melvin J, Stucki G. Towards a conceptual description of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. J Rehabil Med. 2011 Sep; 43(9):760-4. PMID: 21874211.
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    17. Granger CV, Carlin M, Diaz P, Dorval J, Forer S, Kessler C, Melvin JL, Miller LS, Riggs RV, Roberts P. Medical necessity: is current documentation practice and payment denial limiting access to inpatient rehabilitation? Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2009 Sep; 88(9):755-65. PMID: 19487918.
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    18. DeLisa JA, Melvin JL, Stucki G. Developing the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPM). Foreword. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep; 41(10):789-90. PMID: 19774316.
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    19. Stucki G, Reinhardt JD, DeLisa JA, Imamura M, Melvin JL. Chapter 1: Achievements and challenges of ISPRM. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep; 41(10):791-7. PMID: 19774317.
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    20. Stucki G, Reinhardt JD, von Groote PM, DeLisa JA, Imamura M, Melvin JL. Chapter 2: ISPRM's way forward. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep; 41(10):798-809. PMID: 19774318.
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    21. Reinhardt JD, von Groote PM, DeLisa JA, Melvin JL, Bickenbach JE, Li LS, Stucki G. Chapter 3: International non-governmental organizations in the emerging world society: the example of ISPRM. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep; 41(10):810-22. PMID: 19774319.
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    22. Reinhardt JD, von Groote PM, DeLisa JA, Melvin JL, Bickenbach JE, Stucki G. Chapter 4: A policy process and tools for international non-governmental organizations in the health sector using ISPRM as a case in point. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep; 41(10):823-32. PMID: 19774320.
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    23. von Groote PM, Reinhardt JD, Gutenbrunner C, DeLisa JA, Melvin JL, Bickenbach JE, Stucki G. Chapter 5: Organizational structures suited to ISPRM's evolving role as an international non-governmental organization in official relation with the world health organization. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep; 41(10):833-42. PMID: 19774321.
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    24. Stucki G, von Groote PM, DeLisa JA, Imamura M, Melvin JL, Haig AJ, Li LS, Reinhardt JD. Chapter 6: The policy agenda of ISPRM. J Rehabil Med. 2009 Sep; 41(10):843-52. PMID: 19774322.
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    25. Melvin JL. How does globalization of the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation impact U.S. physiatrists? PM R. 2009 Mar; 1(3):205-7. PMID: 19627895.
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    26. Reinhardt JD, Melvin J, Stucki G. Reply to DeLisa's comment (J Rehabil Med 2007; 39: 736) on the special issue about the development of human functioning and rehabilitation research. J Rehabil Med. 2008 Jan; 40(1):76-8. PMID: 18176741.
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    27. Stucki G, Reinhardt JD, Grimby G, Melvin J. Developing "Human Functioning and Rehabilitation Research" from the comprehensive perspective. J Rehabil Med. 2007 Nov; 39(9):665-71. PMID: 17999002.
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    28. Melvin JL, Biundo J. Admission of rheumatoid arthritis patients to rehabilitation hospitals or units after lower extremity arthroplasty. J Clin Rheumatol. 2007 Oct; 13(5):245-6. PMID: 17921789.
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    29. Stucki G, Cieza A, Melvin J. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF): a unifying model for the conceptual description of the rehabilitation strategy. J Rehabil Med. 2007 May; 39(4):279-85. PMID: 17468799.
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    30. Stucki G, Melvin J. The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health: a unifying model for the conceptual description of physical and rehabilitation medicine. J Rehabil Med. 2007 May; 39(4):286-92. PMID: 17468800.
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    31. Grill E, Stucki G, Scheuringer M, Melvin J. Validation of International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF) Core Sets for early postacute rehabilitation facilities: comparisons with three other functional measures. Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Aug; 85(8):640-9. PMID: 16865018.
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    32. McNaughton H, DeJong G, Smout RJ, Melvin JL, Brandstater M. A comparison of stroke rehabilitation practice and outcomes between New Zealand and United States facilities. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2005 Dec; 86(12 Suppl 2):S115-S120. PMID: 16373146.
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    33. Stucki G, Ustün TB, Melvin J. Applying the ICF for the acute hospital and early post-acute rehabilitation facilities. Disabil Rehabil. 2005 Apr 8-22; 27(7-8):349-52. PMID: 16040535.
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    34. Stucki G, Stier-Jarmer M, Grill E, Melvin J. Rationale and principles of early rehabilitation care after an acute injury or illness. Disabil Rehabil. 2005 Apr 8-22; 27(7-8):353-9. PMID: 16040536.
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    35. Cieza A, Schwarzkopf S, Sigl T, Stucki G, Melvin J, Stoll T, Woolf A, Kostanjsek N, Walsh N. ICF Core Sets for osteoporosis. J Rehabil Med. 2004 Jul; (44 Suppl):81-6. PMID: 15370753.
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    36. Brach M, Cieza A, Stucki G, Füssl M, Cole A, Ellerin B, Fialka-Moser V, Kostanjsek N, Melvin J. ICF Core Sets for breast cancer. J Rehabil Med. 2004 Jul; (44 Suppl):121-7. PMID: 15370759.
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    37. Cieza A, Chatterji S, Andersen C, Cantista P, Herceg M, Melvin J, Stucki G, de Bie R. ICF Core Sets for depression. J Rehabil Med. 2004 Jul; (44 Suppl):128-34. PMID: 15370760.
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