Skip to content

The Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation

Innovative Research on the Gaylord Campus

The Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation drives research with the potential to change lives around the world

Milne Institute researchers pioneer evidence-based practices, diagnostic tools, and innovative technologies that make a global impact on the lives of people with brain and spinal cord injuries, strokes, pulmonary diseases, and more.

Get In Touch:

The Milne Institute
50 Gaylord Farm Road
Wallingford, CT 06492

Call: (203) 284-2864

Our Research

Our Specialization is the difference

Evidence-based practices and applied technologies


Housed on the Gaylord campus in Wallingford, Connecticut, the Milne Institute conducts research and develops evidence-based practices and applied technologies.

Data-driven research

The Institute provides a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment for dedicated researchers to work with Gaylord's team of clinicians while partnering with corporations and foundations to conduct and disseminate data-driven research.

Life-changing results

This important research has the potential to change lives around the world, by leveraging Gaylord’s expertise in the care of brain and spinal cord injuries, complex strokes, amputations, and pulmonary diseases.

Our Research Studies

Explore our research

Product Development & Beta Testing

Interested in partnering with us for Product Development & Beta Testing?

With our history of innovation, the researchers at Gaylord’s Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation - coupled with our nationally renowned physicians, therapists and clinicians - are the agile and insightful partners your brand can use to take your product to the next level.

Meet The Team

Research Leadership Team

2020-11-20 GAYLORD DR (DR DAVID ROSENBLUM)-5 first choice

David Rosenblum, MD

Medical Director, Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation
Pete Grevelding

Pete Grevelding

Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director, Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation

Henry “Hank” Hrdlicka

Director of Research
2023-05-01 JOHN CORBETT     008

John Corbett

Research Coordinator

Cynthia Bartholomew

Grant Specialist
2023-02-01 GILHULYROSLYN    Preferred

Roslyn Gilhuly

AVP, Development Operations & Campaign Initiatives
2023-08-07 DR_ MORLEY _crop

Socheata Lim Morley

Research Coordinator
IRB Reviewed

All research projects are reviewed by our Institutional Review Board (IRB)

All research projects conducted at Gaylord are reviewed by our Institutional Review Board (IRB). This board includes professionals from disciplines throughout Gaylord and community leaders. Upon IRB approval, the studies are conducted within the guidelines of the submitted protocol. Annual reviews and audits are conducted to ensure projects are compliant. All research projects are required to earn and maintain IRB approval.

Gaylord's IRB is compliant with the U.S. Federal Government Department of Health and Human Service, Office for Human Research Protections. A Federal Wide Assurance (FWA00010599) that is valid through December 27, 2028, shows Gaylord’s commitment to comply with the requirements set forth in the regulations for the protection of human subjects. The Federal Wide Assurance defines the responsibilities of the Institution, the IRB, the IRB administrative office and staff, and the investigators to protect human research subjects.

For questions or inquiries, contact:
Study enrollment

Patients have the opportunity to participate in various research projects

Through the Milne Institute for Healthcare Innovation, Gaylord Specialty Healthcare offers patients the opportunity to participate in various research projects. Inpatients and outpatients who are eligible to enroll in appropriate studies are given the information necessary to make an informed decision regarding participation. Gaylord staff works with other collaborating facilities to conduct and participate in larger studies, including some at an international level. There are also Gaylord-specific studies that are designed and conducted by Gaylord staff.

Conflict of Interest
IMG_3691 maggie, specer, sue_vert
Get In Touch

Contact Research at Gaylord