HOST: J .GLEN HOUSE, MD, MBAIn 1990, while a junior in college studying Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University, Dr. House broke his neck while snow skiing on winter break. He broke his seventh cervical vertebrae that resulted in paralysis that he still has today. He has use of his arms, limited movement of his hands, and no movement below his chest. He entered medical school 18 months after his accident.
J. Glen House, MD, MBA, currently serves as the Medical Director of Penrose Hospital’s Center for Neuro & Trauma Rehabilitation. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Adapta Medical, Inc. Since November 2003 he has served as President of Colorado Rehabilitation Physicians, P.C., a private medical rehabilitation company. Additionally he has served as the President of Flexlife, a medical device company he founded in 1993. Dr. House holds four U.S. patents and has 18 pending patents in the medical device field. He was the founder of Disaboom, Inc, an on-line company that focuses on individuals living with a disability. Dr. House completed a Spinal Cord Medicine Fellowship at The Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in July 2001. He attended medical school at the University of Washington, performed an internship in Internal Medicine at the LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City and completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine where he served as chief- resident. He also completed the Executive MBA program at the University of Colorado in May 2010.