Rock Star Faculty 2017


Rock Star Faculty 2017 ACRM Conference

PLENARY Presentations

PLENARY I: Gary R Ulicny, PhD, FACRM

President and CEO
GRU Healthcare

PLENARY II: Josephine P Briggs, MD

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

PLENARY III: Maurizio Corbetta, MD

Professor and Chair of Neurology, University of Padua
Founding Director, Padua Neuroscience Center

PLENARY IV: James H Rimmer, PhD
John Stanley Coulter Award Lecture

Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion & Rehabilitation Sciences and Director of Research
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)

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I. Federal Funding

Teresa Brininger, PhD, OTR/L, CHT
Director, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program, US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

Alison Cernich, PhD
Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ann M. Dellinger, PhD, MPH
Branch Chief of the Home, Recreation, and Transportation Branch
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

Patricia Dorn, PhD
Director of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Kristi Wilson Hill, PhD
Acting Director, NIDILRR, Administration for Community Living, US Department of Health and Human Services

II. Brain Injury

Donald G Stein, PhD
Asa G Candler Professor, Emory University

SPECIAL Symposia


Ann McKee, MD
Director, CTE Center; Professor of Neurology & Pathology, Boston University/ VA Medical Center

Jennie L. Ponsford, BA (Hons), MA, PhD
Professor of Neuropsychology and Director, Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Monash University

Sheldon Berrol Memorial Chautauqua

John Banja, PhD
Emory University

Mark Bayley, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Larissa Swan, MS, OTR
Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana

Mark Ylvisaker Memorial Pediatric Brain Injury Symposium

Lyn Turkstra, PhD
Professor and Assistant Dean, Speech-Language Pathology
McMaster University



Robert Teasell, MD, FRCP
Professor and Director of Research, Medical Director of Stroke Rehabilitation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

Steven L. Wolf, PhD, PT, FAPTA, FAHA
Professor, Division of Physical Therapy, Department of Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine

Leora Cherney, PhD, BC-ANCDS, CCC-SLP
Scientific Chair: Think & Speak Lab and Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences & Disorders
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab and Northwestern University




John Whyte, MD, PhD, FACRM
Director, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

Tessa Hart, PhD, FACRM
Institute Scientist, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute

Marcel Dijkers, PhD, FACRM
Research Director, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Sarah B. Rockswold, MD
Medical Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence
Hennepin County Medical Center

David Cifu, MD
Herman J. Flax, MD Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine



Eric Leskowitz, MD
Director, Integrative Medicine Task Force, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital



David Rhew, MD
Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness, Samsung Electronics America



Mark Hallett, MD
Chief, Human Motor Control Section, NINDS, NIH



Michael Stubblefield, MD
Medical Director for Cancer Rehabilitation, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation; National Medical Director for Cancer Rehabilitation, Select Medical



Steven Kirshblum, MD
Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program
Kessler Institution for Rehabilitation

LECTURE Luncheons


Erwin E.H. van Wegen, PhD
Associate Professor, Amsterdam University



Steven Kirshblum, MD
Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program, Kessler Institution for Rehabilitation


AND MANY MORE on the way...

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NYU Langone Medical Center, ABI Rehabilitation, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, American Institutes for Research, Boston University, Braintree Rehabilitation Hospital, Carolinas Rehabilitation, Cedars Sinai Health System, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute, Craig Hospital, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Duke University, Harvard Medical School, Indiana University School of Medicine, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana Dept of PM&R, Johns Hopkins University, Mayo Clinic, McGill University, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal - Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital, NIH, Rusk Rehabilitation, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Rehab Without Walls, Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Shepherd Center, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Stony Brook University, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital, TIRR Memorial Hermann, University of Pittsburgh / UPMC, Mount Sinai Brain Injury Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Rusk Rehabilitation, Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, CARF International, Craig Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Brooks Rehabilitation, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Pate Rehabilitation, Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City and hundreds more…


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