Seyi Gbade-Alabi, M.D.

Seyi A Gbade-Alabi, M.D., Major, Army

Name: Seyi A Gbade-Alabi, M.D., Major, Army

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Title: 
Director of Undergraduate Medical Education
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Location: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Rehabilitation
Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Injury Medicine, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-6885

Education

UNDERGRADUATE:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
B.A. with Honors, 2006
Major Area: Psychology

MEDICAL:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
Doctor of Medicine Degree, May 2011

MILITARY:
U.S. Army Basic Combat Training Ft. Jackson, South Carolina 2001
U.S. Army Quartermaster School for Food Service Ft. Lee, Virginia 2001
AMEDD Center & School Nutrition Care Specialist Course (Honors Graduate) Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 2002
AMEDD Basic Officer Leader Course San Antonio, Texas 2010
Combat Casualty Care Course San Antonio, Texas 2011

POSTGRADUATE
MEDICAL EDUCATION TRANSITIONAL INTERNSHIP:
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. 2011-2012

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION RESIDENCY:
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD. 2012-2015

Biography

MAJ Seyi Gbade-Alabi is an active duty Army Medical Corps officer and a board-certified physiatrist skilled in general physical medicine & rehabilitation, brain injury medicine, musculoskeletal medicine, healthcare leadership, clinical research, and academic medicine. She is an Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the newest faculty member in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Science where she currently serves as the Director for Undergraduate Medical Education. Her current research efforts are focused on exploring new technologies to enhance the recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration of combat casualties, particularly those with traumatic brain injury. She serves as one of the Principal Investigators for the Center for Rehabilitation Sciences Research (www.CRSR.org).

Dr. Gbade-Alabi was a recipient of the United States Army Health Professions Scholarship upon her acceptance into medical school. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD where she served as chief resident.

Dr. Gbade-Alabi's awards include being a nominee and Finalist for the Paul Florentino Patient-And-Family-Centered Care Award in the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center 9th Annual National Capital Region Research Competition in 2017. Additionally, she received the Outstanding Performance Award and the Joint Service Commendation Award upon graduation from PM&R Residency.

MAJ Gbade-Alabi's Army medicine career has included serving as the Medical Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Intensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Program Army Intrepid Spirit III and the Department Chief of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital at Fort Campbell, KY from July 2017 until February 2019. Prior to that Dr. Gbade-Alabi was the Service Chief of Inpatient Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Walter Reed from August 2015 until June 2017.