Curriculum Vitae

Robert C. Scaer, M.D.


 
EDUCATION & TRAINING
1955-59    
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, BA, Psychology
1959-63    
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, MD
1963-64    
University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Medical Internship
1966-69    
University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Neurology Resident
 
 
APPOINTMENTS & POSITIONS
1969-89    
Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, UCHSC, Denver, CO
1989-93    
Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology, UCHSC, Denver, CO
Non-Academic
 
1964-66    
General Medical Officer, United States Army
1969-79    
Active Staff, Boulder Community Hospital
1969-79    
Active Staff, Boulder Memorial Hospital
1969-79    
Consulting Staff, Wardenberg Student Health Center, Universitly of Colorado, Boulder, CO
1969-79    
Consulting Staff, Longmont United Hospital, Longmont, CO
1979-80    
Active Staff, Everett General Hospital, Everett, WA
1979-80    
Active Staff, Providence Hospital, Everett, WA
1980-89    
Active Staff, United Medical Staff of Boulder, Boulder, CO
1980-89    
Medical Director, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Boulder Memorial Hospital, Boulder, CO
1989-2000    
Active Staff, Medical Staff of Boulder, Boulder, CO
2000-Present    
Courtesy Staff, Medical Staff of Boulder, Boulder, CO
1989-2000    
Consulting Staff, Avista Hospital, Louisville, CO
1989-2000    
Medical Director of Rehabilitation Services, Mapleton Center, a Division of Boulder Community Hospital, Boulder, CO
1992-95    
Consulting Staff, Estes Park Medical Center, Estes Park, CO
1995-2000    
Medical Director, Pain Management Services, Mapleton Center, Boulder, CO
1993-95    
Surveyor, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, (CARF)
 
 
LICENSURE
1964    
Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners
1965-Present    
State of Colorado
1979-95    
State of Washington
 
 
CERTIFICATION
1972    
Diplomat, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
1992-2001    
Certified Member, American Society of Neurorehabilitation
1994-2003    
Level II Accreditation, Department of Labor and Employment, Division of Workers Compensation, State of Colorado
 
 
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
1966-Present    
Member, American Academy of Neurology
1969-Present    
Member, Boulder County Medical Society
1969-Present    
Member, Colorado Medical Society
1973-Present    
Member, American Academy of Neurology
1975-1985    
Member, Biofeedback Society of America
1980-1990    
Member, American Association for the Study of Headache
1981-1988    
Member, American Congress of Sports Medicine
1985-Present    
American Congress of Rehabilitation
1991-1993    
American Medical Association
1992-2000    
American Society of Neurorehabilitation
1995-Present    
American Pain Society
1996-Present    
Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
1998-Present    
International Society for the Study of Traumatic Stress
    
 
PUBLICATIONS
Scaer, R., Tooker, J., and Cherington, M., Effect of guanidine on the neuromuscular block of botulism, Neurology, 19:1107-1110, Nov., 1969
Scaer, R., Schneider, C., & Pierson, N., Biofeedback in Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, in Owens, S., et al, Cerebral Palsy, Biofeedback Reasearch Institute:New York, 1975
Schneider, C., Scaer, R, Groenwald, D & Atkinson, H., EMG techniques in neuromuscular rehabilitation with cord injured patients, The Squeaky Wheel, official publication of the National Paraplegia foundation, 4:4-10, July-august, 1975
Scaer, Pathophysiology of Migraine, Handbooks published by Headache Workshop portion of annual meeting of the Biofeedback Society of America, March, 1977, 1078 and 1979
Scaer, R., Neurochemistry of Diseases of the Basal Ganglia, Brain Information Service Conference Report #47 from Eleventh Annual Winter Conference on Brain Research: Function of the Basal Ganglia
Scaer, R., Observations on traumatic stress utilizing the model of the whiplash syndrome, Bridges, 8:5-11, Spring, 1997
Scaer, R., The whiplash syndrome: A model for traumatic stress, The Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation, 18:4, 6-15, July/August, 2000
Scaer, R., The neurophysiology of dissociation and chronic disease, Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 26:1:73, 91, 2001

Scaer, R., The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation and Disease, The

Haworth Press:Binghampton, 2001

Second edition: October, 2007

Scaer, R., Schneider, C., How are our ‘heartfelt” feelings generated?, Bridges, 13(4)6-9
Scaer, R., The Trauma Spectrum: Hidden Wounds and Human Resiliency, W.W. Norton Press:New York, 2005
Scaer, R., The Precarious Present, Psychotherapy Networker Magazine, Nov., 2006