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Nancy Cutter, MD, PT

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


   Office:              303-399-8020 x3607
   Appointment:   303-393-2819
   Fax:                 303-393-5220

   Denver VAMC

Board Certifications
   Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Neuro-Rehab


“Phase III Clinical Trial of Frampridine-SR for Chronic Spinal Cord Injury.” ACORDA Multi-Center Study. August, 2002 – Completion.

“The Effect of Gabapentin on Spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis.” Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1996-1997. NIDRR supported grant.

“Use of a Blended Pain Cocktail to Assess Effectiveness of Narcotics for Chronic-Pain.” Poster.

“Interpretation of Visual Faces Test in Patients With Spinal Cord Injury.” Poster. APS, 2002, Las Vegas.

“Lactate and Catecholamine Response to Exercise in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury above and below T-6.” Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1996-1997.

“Comparison of Pain Response to EMG Needling of the Opponens Pollicis versus the Abductor Pollicis Brevis.” Mentor to resident project.

“Comparison of Nutritional Parameters to FIM Outcomes in Amputees.” Mentor to resident project.

“Clinical Review of the Helping Hand: A Wheelchair mounted Robotic Arm. A multi-center study.” Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1995-1996.

“A Retrospective Chart Review of Current Clinical Care of Diabetic Feet.” Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1994-1995.

“The Prevalence of Anxiety and Depression in Multiple Sclerosis and Their Relationships to Impairment, Disability and Task Performance”. Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1992-1994.

“High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Analysis of Urine Catecholamines for Hyperactive Patients versus Normals” and “Drug induced Catecholamine Levels in the Rat Submandibular Gland”, for Dr. John Turner, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri.

Undergraduate: University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, Allied Health
                              Professions, Physical Therapy

                            University of Missouri-Columbia, Bachelor of Arts in Biology

Medical: University of Missouri-Columbia, Magna Cum Laude

Internship: University of Colorado, Internship in Medicine

Residency: University of Colorado, Chief Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

                   University of Colorado, Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Cutter NC, Blake DJ. “Wheelchairs and Seating Systems: Clinical applications.” In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: State of the Art Reviews. Ed. Monga TN. Vol. 11, No. 1, February 1997. Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus,Inc.

Anderson LG, Cutter NC. “Immobility.” p. 1565-1575. In Principles of Geriatrics and Geriatric Medicine. Hazzard et al eds. McGraw Hill. New York. 1999.

Cutter NC, Kevorkian CG. Eds. Handbook of Manual Muscle Testing. McGraw-Hill, New York: 1999.

Cutter, NC, et al. “Gabapentin Effect on Spasticity in Multiple Sclerosis: A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Trial.”, Arch Phys Med Rehabil 2000;81:164-9.

Spinal Cord Medicine. Associate Editor. Demos. August 2002.

“Recreation and Spinal Cord Injury.” In Spinal Cord Medicine. Demos. Fall 2002.