Farha Ikramuddin

Assistant Professor


Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
  • SIG AAPMR - Stroke Medical Rehabilitation Council
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)
  • Task force AAP-Chronic Disease and Disability
  • AAPMR – Neuro-rehabilitation Council
  • Minnesota Physiatric Society
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • West Metro Medical Association


Research Summary

Clinical Outcome Studies:

  • Presence of Ventricular Assist Device and its Impact on Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation Progress
  • Effect of Walkaid versus Ankle Foot Orthosis in Improving Gait in Stroke Population
  • Effect of Hypertension on Functional Recovery in the Subacute Phase of Stroke Patients
  • Promoting Self-Management in Stroke Survivors Using Health IT


  • Van de Winckel, A., De Patre, D., Rigoni, M., Fiecas, M., Hendrickson, T.J., Larson, M., Jagadeesan, B.D., Mueller, B.A., Elvendahl, W., Streib, C., Ikramuddin, F., Lim, K.O. Exploratory study of how cognitive multisensory rehabilitation restores parietal operculum connectivity and improves upper limb movements in chronic stroke. 10 September 2020, PREPRINT available at Research Square https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-75235/v1
  • Margolis K, Buchner D, LaMonte M, Zhang Y, Di C, Rillamas-Sun E, Hunt J, Ikramuddin F, Li W, Marshall S, Rosenberg D, Stefanick M, Wallace R, LaCroix A. Hypertension Treatment and Control and Risk of Falls in Older Women. The American Geriatrics Society. 2018;00,1-9.
  • Lakshminarayan K, Westberg S, Northuis C, Fuller C, Ikramuddin F, Ezzeddine M, Scherber J, Speedie S. "A mHealth-based care model for improving hypertension control in stroke survivors: Pilot RCT". Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2018. (in press)


Teaching Summary

Academic Interests and Focus

As an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Ikramuddin is active in training medical students and resident physicians as well as students enrolled in allied health programs. She is an active member on the Medical School Admission Committee, and serves as one of the Site Director in the PM&R Program and PM&R Clinic Lead.

Clinical Summary

Stroke Rehabilitation; Neuro-Rehabilitation; Spasticity Management; Cancer Rehabilitation; Botulinum Injections for Migraines

  • Stroke rehabilitation
  • Neuro rehabilitation
  • Spasticity management

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR)

Clinical Interests

  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Neuro-Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity Management
  • Cancer Rehabilitation
  • Botulinum Injections for Migraines



Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
420 Delaware Street SE MMC 297
Minneapolis, MN 55455