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Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez

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293. On the Job with Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, Covid-19 Rehabilitation Doctor

Ali on the Run Show

"It was important for me to pursue this dream and make it happen. I have this belief of, you can’t be what you can’t see. So if other young girls are not seeing women as leaders and women as physicians and women in high positions and important jobs, they may not think they can be there. That made it extra important for me to continue to pursue this dream." Every day, we are bombarded with news about the Covid-19 pandemic. But an important part of that conversation that is often missing is, "What happens after I get Covid?" Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez is here to answer that critical question. Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez is the Professor and Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, and she has developed a post-Covid recovery clinic to aid in the rehabilitative recovery of patients who have functional, mobility, and cognitive deficits after getting infected with the coronavirus. On this episode, Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez — who is a two-time Boston Marathoner and mom of two — talks about her lifelong passion for medicine and for taking care of people. She discusses the very small number of Hispanic women in medicine, and explains what it means to her to be a role model in the field. Thank you to Tracksmith for sponsoring the On the Job series on the Ali on the Run Show! Go to tracksmith.com/ontherun and use code ONTHERUN15 at checkout for 15% off your first Tracksmith purchase! Follow Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez: Instagram @monicavgutierrez Twitter @MVGutierrezMD Follow Ali: Instagram @aliontherun1 Like the Facebook page Join the Facebook group Twitter @aliontherun1 Support on Patreon Blog Strava Listen & Subscribe: Apple Podcasts Spotify SoundCloud Overcast Stitcher Google Play SUPPORT the Ali on the Run Show! If you’re enjoying the show, please subscribe and leave a rating and review on Apple Podcasts. Spread the run love. And if you liked this episode, share it with your friends!


19 Oct 2020

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22 | Chat with a PM&R Chair, ft. Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez

The Virtual Physiatry Mentors

The Virtual Physiatry Mentors, Drs. Sheena Bhuva and Benecia Williams host Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez. Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez is the current chair at the UTHealth San Antonio PM&R program. She has a special interest in neurorehab and spasticity. Topics of discussion include work-life balance, academic medicine, interview advice plus much more!  Tune in to hear it all!  Follow us on social media -- https://linktr.ee/TheVirtualPhysiatryMentors #physiatry #rehabmed #womeninmedicine #diversityinmedicine #brainijury #stroke #spasticity #womeninwhitecoats #residency #medicalschool #fellowship #medschool #meded #medicaleducation #medschoolmotivation #medstudent


23 Sep 2020

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Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez

American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

In this episode of the AOCPMR Podcast, Student Doctor Jake Eggett talked with Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, an academic physiatrist who is the chair for the UT Health San Antonio PM&R department. Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez is an accomplished leader in the field and has a passion for educating PM&R trainees. We discussed her journey into medicine, the UT Health San Antonio PM&R residency program, the COVID-19 pandemic, and advice for medical students pursuing PM&R in this unique application cycle. You can find Dr. Verduzco-Gutierrez on Twitter at @MVGutierrezMD


20 Jul 2020

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018- Let's Run with Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez

The Running Grind

We run with Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez: mother, physician and runner who just took a position as the Chair of The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT Health San Antonio. Despite her duties and dedication as a physician and mom, she still has balanced life and family with running. This Mama Doc has ran in Masters USATF events and has BQ'd in all five marathons she ran. Amazing runner and amazing personHer PR's include: -1500m 5:29:20  (3/17/18) 2nd AG in Masters USATF National Indoors Championships-1 mile (road) 6:00:10 (6/17/17) 1st non-elite at Lonestar Mile-5k: 20:22 (4/9/16) 3rd AG Trolley Run-10k: 45:17 (5/27/19) 1st masters in Memorial Day race but 10k PR'd during her half PR (43:51)-Half: 1:34:22 (3/3/18) 2nd AG in Woodlands half-Full: 3:23:19 (10/22/17) at Toronto Waterfront MarathonBQ's include:Houston marathon 2016Boston 2017Toronto 2017Boston 2019NYC 2019IG: @monicavgutierrezIG: @mamadocrunthisIG: @houstonharriers

1hr 7mins

20 Jul 2020

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EP100 - The Health Benefits of Running - Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD

The Get Healthy 360 Podcast

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD talks about how she discovered running, how running has changed her life, and what it took to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Twice. Dr. Gutierrez gives advice on training, diet, and how to talk to your physician about becoming an avid runner. "Every mile you run, adds a day to your life!" Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez is an accomplished academic Physiatrist and Professor and Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio. She previously was the Medical Director of the Brain Injury and Stroke Program at TIRR Memorial Hermann Hospital, a top four US News and World Report Best Hospital for Rehabilitation. Dr. Gutierrez grew up in South Texas, then moved to Houston where she earned her undergraduate degree at Rice University, her medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed her PM&R residency training at the Baylor College of Medicine-UT Houston Rehabilitation Alliance. She excitedly moved to San Antonio to lead the distinguished Department of Rehabilitation Medicine in 2020. Her area of clinical expertise is the care of patients with traumatic brain injury, stroke rehabilitation, and interventional spasticity management. Dr. Gutierrez is a passionate advocate for Physiatry and for underrepresented groups in medicine via social media channels. She is the Social Media Editor of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Inspired by her upbringing in the Rio Grande Valley, she is dedicated to giving back to her community by mentoring students, trainees and young faculty from diverse backgrounds, and providing top level clinical care for the underserved. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She also finds time for travel, bargain shopping, and competitive racing ranging from being an All-American in Masters Track to a two-time finisher of the Boston Marathon.


18 Jul 2020

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Episode 4: Dr Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez

Mama Docs POWR podcast

I’m so happy to bring you my conversation with Dr Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, who is an Associate Professor at UT. She is a physiatrist specializing in brain injury and stroke, wife, a mom of two and of course an accomplished runner. We talk about her running highs and lows, injuries and her training for the upcoming New York City Marathon. Please enjoy!

1hr 1min

22 Oct 2019

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Using Social Media to Advance Research and Advocacy for PM&R, with Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez


Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez joins our podcast to review entry level social media concepts with the audience and highlight how this set of communication tools is being used by clinicians and patients, encouraging advocacy and proper use based on peer reviewed medical literature.


3 Jul 2018