Keith E. Tansey, M.D., Ph.D., FASNR
Dr. Tansey is a senior scientist at the Center for Neuroscience and Neurological Recovery. He also serves on the University of Mississippi Medical Center's faculty as a professor of rehabilitation medicine in the Department of Neurosurgery and in the Department of Neurobiology, and as a physician in the Spinal Cord Injury Clinic at the Jackson VA Medical Center.
He is board-certified in neurology with subspecialty certifications in spinal cord injury medicine and neural repair and rehabilitation. He is president of the American Spinal Injury Association, serves on the boards of the American Society for Neurorehabilitation and the International Society for Restorative Neurology, and has been recently named Fellow of American Society for Neurorehabilitation.
Dr. Tansey's previous appointments include serving as a neurology and physiology faculty member at Emory University, Atlanta, as a physician at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, as director of the spinal cord injury program and junior faculty at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and as the director of the spinal cord injury research program at Atlanta's Shepherd Center.
He has authored or co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications, three book chapters and over 100 abstracts. “He co-edited a book titled "Neurological Aspects of Spinal Cord Injury."