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Philippines Garcia Cabahug, M.D.

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Instructor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Research Interests: Vibration plates in spasticity management; Spasticity management and aging in spinal cord injury

Contact for Research Inquiries

Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205 map
Phone: 443-923-9227

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Background

Dr. Philippines Cabahug is an instructor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Cabahug earned her M.D. from St. Luke''s College of Medicine in the Philippines in 2000. After receiving her medical degree, she completed a postgraduate program in gerontology and geriatrics from the University of Malta in 2004. She completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins and served as chief resident from 2011 to 2012. She began her clinical fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins in 2013. After completing her fellowship, Dr. Cabahug joined the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute as a full-time physician.

Her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Johns Hopkins Healer Award from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2010 and 2012 and the Frank L. Coulson, Jr. Award for Clinical Excellence in 2012.

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Titles

  • Instructor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education

Degrees

  • B.S., University of the Philippines (Philippines) (1994)
  • M.D., St. Luke's College of Medicine (Philippines) (2000)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Cabahug’s research interests include spasticity management and aging in spinal cord injury, and the use of vibration plates in spasticity management.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Frank L. Coulson Jr. Award for Clinical Excellence, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2012
  • Johns Hopkins Healer Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2010
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