Dr. Gawne
Anne Carrington Gawne, MD

Dr. Anne C. Gawne died Sunday, December 15th 2002.

Dr. Gawne was a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , with a subspecialty in electro diagnostic medicine. She trained at the the National Rehabilitation Hospital with Dr Lauro Halstead, and is the co-author of many  articles and book chapters on Post-polio Syndrome. She has treated post-polio patients for over ten years, both at National Rehabilitation Hospital and Roosevelt Institute at Warm Springs.

Dr. Gawne got her B.A. from the Univeristy of California, Santa Barbara, California and her M.D. at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Methesda, Maryland.

She was Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Electro Diagnostic Medicine and was the Director, Post-Polio Clinic and Brain Injury Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation from 1997 until she died.

From late 1996 to 1998 she was an Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Spain Rehabilitation Center, Birmingham and for most of 1996 she was the Director of the Post-Polio Clinic and Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC. Dr. Gawne was a Staff Physiatrist and Associate Director, Post-Polio Program, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC; from 10/90 to 3/91, Staff Physician, Occupational Medicine Service, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; and from 12/85 to 5/86 she was the Director of Rehabilitation, Wyman Park Ambulatory Rehabilitation Center, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Gawne volunteered as Team Physician, Maryland State Games; Team Physician, Maryland Special Olympics; Director, UCSB Peer Sports Medicine Clinic; and Medical Advisor, National Ski Patrol;

She was a member of the following Medical Society Affiliations: Member, Maryland Council on Physical Fitness; Board Member, Maryland Wheelchair Athletic Promotion: Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Member, American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine; Associate Member, American Academy of Family Practice; and Fellow, American Association of Electro diagnostic Medicine

Among her many awards were: Chosen as honored Member of Americas Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2002-2003; Grant recipient for the Research Enrichment Program for Physiatrists through the Missouri Arthritis Training Program and NIDDR, 1997.