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Bradley Kurowski, MD

Associate Professor-Affiliate

Pediatrics | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • : Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Core Leadership Program, Nominated)
  • : Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (Leading High Performing Teams)
  • Medical Degree:
Contact Information

Peer Reviewed Publications

Babcock L, Kurowski BG, Anders SH, McClanahan N, Wade SL 2017. Adolescents with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Get SMART: An Analysis of a Novel Web-based Interventionsàÿ Telemed and e-Health, 7 , 600-607

Dexheimer JW, Kurowski BG, Anders SH, McClanahan N, Wade SL, Babcock L() 2017. Usability Evaluation of the SMART application for youth with mTBI Int J Med Inform, 97 , 163-170

Haarbauer-Krupa J, Ciccia A, Dodd J, Ettel D, Kurowski BG, Lumba-Brown A, Suskauer S. 2017. Service delivery in the healthcare and educational systems for children following traumatic brain injury Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitatione€k, doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000287 , [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28060211

Kurowski BG, Hugentobler J, Quatman-Yates C, Taylor J, Gubanich PJ, Altaye M, Wade SL 2017. Aerobic exercise for adolescents with prolonged symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury: An exploratory randomized clinical trial Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 32 2, 79-89

Kurowski BG, Treble-Barna A, Pitzer AJ, Wade SL, Martin LJ, Chima R, Jegga Aoad; 2017. Applying systems biology methodology to identify genetic factors possibly associated with recovery after traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neurotraumae(, 34 14, 2280-2290

Kurowski BG, Treble-Barna A, Zang H, Martin LJ, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Wade SL.d; 2017. Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Genotypes and Parenting Influence on Long-term Executive Functioning after Early Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury: An exploratory study. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000281 , [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 28060209 PMC5498281

Treble-Barna A, Wade SL, Martin LJ, Pilipenko V, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Kurowski BG 2017. Influence of Dopamine-Related Genes on Neurobehavioral Recovery following Traumatic Brain Injury During Early Childhood Journal of Neurotrauma, 34 11, 1919-1931

Wade SL, Cassedy AE, Fulks LE, Taylor HG, Stancin T, Kirkwood MW, Yeates KO, Kurowski BG. 2017. Problem Solving following Traumatic Brain Injury in Adolescence: Associations with Functional Outcomesàÿ Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 98 8, 1614-1621

Yuan W, Wade SL, Quatman-Yates C, Hugentobler JA, Gubanich PJ, Kurowski BG.load; 2017. Structural Connectivity Related to Persistent Symptoms After Mild TBI in Adolescents and Response to Aerobic Training: Preliminary Investigation J Head Trauma Rehabilse(, doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000318 , PMID: 28520668

Wade, Shari L; Kurowski, Brad G; Kirkwood, Michael W; Zhang, Nanhua; Cassedy, Amy; Brown, Tanya M; Nielsen, Britt; Stancin, Terry; Taylor, H Gerry 2015. Online Problem-Solving Therapy After Traumatic Brain Injury: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics, ,

Backeljauw, Barynia; Kurowski, Brad G 2014. Interventions for attention problems after pediatric traumatic brain injury: what is the evidence? PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation, 6 9, 814-24

Ding, Lili; Kurowski, Brad G; He, Hua; Alexander, Eileen S; Mersha, Tesfaye B; Fardo, David W; Zhang, Xue; Pilipenko, Valentina V; Kottyan, Leah; Martin, Lisa J 2014. Modeling of multivariate longitudinal phenotypes in family genetic studies with Bayesian multiplicity adjustment. BMC proceedings, 8 Suppl 1, S69

Karver, Christine L; Kurowski, Brad; Semple, Erin A; Stancin, Terry; Taylor, H Gerry; Yeates, Keith O; Walz, Nicolay C; Wade, Shari L 2014. Utilization of behavioral therapy services long-term after traumatic brain injury in young children. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 95 8, 1556-63

Kurowski, Brad G; Wade, Shari L; Kirkwood, Michael W; Brown, Tanya M; Stancin, Terry; Taylor, H Gerry 2014. Long-term benefits of an early online problem-solving intervention for executive dysfunction after traumatic brain injury in children: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA pediatrics, 168 6, 523-31

Kurowski, Brad; Pomerantz, Wendy J; Schaiper, Courtney; Gittelman, Michael A 2014. Factors that influence concussion knowledge and self-reported attitudes in high school athletes. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery, 77 3 Suppl 1, S12-7

Pilipenko, Valentina V; He, Hua; Kurowski, Brad G; Alexander, Eileen S; Zhang, Xue; Ding, Lili; Mersha, Tesfaye B; Kottyan, Leah; Fardo, David W; Martin, Lisa J 2014. Using Mendelian inheritance errors as quality control criteria in whole genome sequencing data set. BMC proceedings, 8 Suppl 1 Genetic Analysis Workshop 18Vanessa Olmo, S21

Quatman-Yates, Catherine; Hugentobler, Jason; Ammon, Robin; Mwase, Najima; Kurowski, Brad; Myer, Gregory D 2014. The utility of the balance error scoring system for mild brain injury assessments in children and adolescents. The Physician and sportsmedicine, 42 3, 32-8

Kurowski, Brad G; Wade, Shari L; Kirkwood, Michael W; Brown, Tanya M; Stancin, Terry; Cassedy, Amy; Taylor, H Gerry 2013. Association of parent ratings of executive function with global- and setting-specific behavioral impairment after adolescent traumatic brain injury. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 94 3, 543-50

Kurowski, Brad G; Wade, Shari L; Kirkwood, Michael W; Brown, Tanya M; Stancin, Terry; Taylor, H Gerry 2013. Behavioral predictors of outpatient mental health service utilization within 6 months after traumatic brain injury in adolescents. PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation, 5 12, 1026-34

Kurowski, Brad G; Wade, Shari L; Kirkwood, Michael W; Brown, Tanya M; Stancin, Terry; Taylor, H Gerry 2013. Online problem-solving therapy for executive dysfunction after child traumatic brain injury. Pediatrics, 132 1, e158-66

Osorio, Marisa B; Kurowski, Brad G; Beebe, Dean; Taylor, H Gerry; Brown, Tanya M; Kirkwood, Michael W; Wade, Shari L 2013. Association of daytime somnolence with executive functioning in the first 6 months after adolescent traumatic brain injury. PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation, 5 7, 554-62

Quatman-Yates, Catherine C; Lee, Aaron; Hugentobler, Jason A; Kurowski, Brad G; Myer, Gregory D; Riley, Michael A 2013. Test-retest consistency of a postural sway assessment protocol for adolescent athletes measured with a force plate. International journal of sports physical therapy, 8 6, 741-8

Kurowski, Brad; Martin, Lisa J; Wade, Shari L 2012. Genetics and outcomes after traumatic brain injury (TBI): what do we know about pediatric TBI? Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine, 5 3, 217-31

Baye, Tesfaye M; He, Hua; Ding, Lili; Kurowski, Brad G; Zhang, Xue; Martin, Lisa J 2011. Population structure analysis using rare and common functional variants. BMC proceedings, 5 Suppl 9 , S8

Ding, Lili; Baye, Tesfaye M; He, Hua; Zhang, Xue; Kurowski, Brad G; Martin, Lisa J 2011. Detection of associations with rare and common SNPs for quantitative traits: a nonparametric Bayes-based approach. BMC proceedings, 5 Suppl 9 , S10

He, Hua; Zhang, Xue; Ding, Lili; Baye, Tesfaye M; Kurowski, Brad G; Martin, Lisa J 2011. Effect of population stratification analysis on false-positive rates for common and rare variants. BMC proceedings, 5 Suppl 9 , S116

Kurowski, Brad G; Taylor, H Gerry; Yeates, Keith Owen; Walz, Nicolay C; Stancin, Terry; Wade, Shari L 2011. Caregiver ratings of long-term executive dysfunction and attention problems after early childhood traumatic brain injury: family functioning is important. PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation, 3 9, 836-45

Kurowski, Brad; Wade, Shari L; Cecil, Kim M; Walz, Nicolay C; Yuan, Weihong; Rajagopal, Akila; Holland, Scott K 2009. Correlation of diffusion tensor imaging with executive function measures after early childhood traumatic brain injury. Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine, 2 4, 273-83

Abstract Publications

Haarbauer-Krupa J, Cicca A, Dodd J, Ettel D, Kurowski B, Lumba-Brown A, Suskauer S.SL 2017. Service Delivery in the Healthcare and Educational Systems for Children following Traumatic Brain Injury. International Brain Injury Association Annual Meeting, ,


Haarbauer-Krupa J, Glang A, Kurowski B, Breiding M.jury. 2017. Report to Congress on the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children. International Brain Injury Association Annual Meeting, ,


Hugentobler J, Lennon A, Sroka M, Kurowski B, Gagnon I, Quatman-Yates C. 2017. Physical Therapy Service Utilization and Outcomes for Youth with Concussion. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, ,


Lennon A, Hugentobler J, Sroka M, Kurowski B, Gagnon I, Quatman-Yates C. 2017. Safety and Tolerability of Physical Therapy Following Concussion: a Retrospective Analysis. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, ,


Smith-Paine JM, Treble-Barna A, Zhang N, Zang, H., Martin LJ, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Wade SL, Kurowski BG 2017. The moderating effect of dopamine genes on the association of family environment with longitudinal executive function following traumatic brain injury in early childhood: A preliminary study. International Neuropsychology Society Annual Meeting, ,


Treble-Barna A, Wade SL, Martin LJ, Pilipenko V, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Kurowski BG. . Influence of dopamine-related genes on neurobehavioral recovery following traumatic brain injury during early childhood International Neuropsychology Society Annual Meeting, ,