Chief, PM&R Clinic
Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
San Jose, California
Dr. Shem joined the PM&R Department at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in 1998. Her interests are in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Electrodiagnostics, General Rehabilitation, and clinical research. She is predominantly involved clinically in seeing patients in the PM&R clinic and performing Electrodiagnostic studies. Her research focuses include community reintegration and quality of life after SCI. Dr. Shem has received multiple grants including the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s Quality of Life grants, the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation grant to develop telemedicine, and the Department of Defense grant to study tele-psychology.