Research on effects for long term outcome in neurorehabilitation does not often reflect on team structure and organisation
After receiving his Medical Degree at the University of Ulm, Dr. Schupp got a broad clinical education and did residencies in Psychiatry at Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Munich, and in Neurology at the Clinic for Neurology, of Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU), Munich. In this time he additionally started his work on neurorehabilitation together with the Clinic and Institute for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine of LMU Munich. Very early (1989) he became (Junior) Medical Head of a privately owned neurorehabilitation clinic. Since 1996 he is presently Medical Head of the Department for Neurology and Neuropsychology, Fachklinik Herzogenaurach, a privately owned inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation clinic affiliated with FAU since 2017 he is additionally heading the Department for Geriatric Rehabilitation. Dr. Schupp has received the recognitions as neurologist, psychiatrist, and geriatrist, and for social medicine, all by the Bavarian Chamber of Physicians, where he had become a member of Advisory Boards for these medical subspecialties. He has been appointed as a member of Advisory Boards and of Managing Groups by different legal and statutory Bavarian and German institutions and by some national scientific societies working in the field of neurorehabilitation and social medicine. He had been a Delegate to the European Assembly of Neurology (EAN) from 2015 - 2018, and is still a member of its scientific panel Neurorehabilitation. His scientific work started with clinical approaches to neurorehabilitation problems in stroke, TBI, and others, even rare neuromuscular diseases. Due to his expertise in social medicine he published some important basic papers on organization and delivery of neurorehabilitation treatment and services in Germany. He and his clinic was involved in CERISE (Collaborative Evaluation of Rehabilitation in Stroke across Europe) financed by EU Commission and Switzerland. Since 2014 he has started common research on stroke rehab with Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Fuzhou/China. His papers and presentation had been awarded on the national, the European and the international level several times. Dr. Schupp is listed in Editorial boards of national and European journals in the field of (neuro) rehabilitation and social medicine.