“Chat with the Experts” is an exciting new series debuting at this year’s conference to connect you with the LEADING EXPERTS. Bring your burning questions or explore new topics of interest.
It’s all happening in between sessions in the ACRM EXPO Hall during CORE days 1 & 2 (WED & THU).
TOPICS & EXPERTS ON TAP:
- Mid-Career Development Advice with Edelle Field-Fote, Pam Duncan, Joy Hammel and Jim Malec
- Telehealth Chat with Deirdre Dawson, Dee Sperry and Helen Hoenig
- Integrating Clinical Practice and Research with John Whyte, Flora Hammond and Sue Ann Sisto
- Federal Funding with Ralph Nitkin and others
- Integrating Clinical Practice and Research with Jennifer Moore, George Hornby and Brad Kurowski
Mid-Career Development Advice:
WED 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Edelle Field-Fote, PhD, PT
Leading neuroscientist and director of spinal cord injury research at Shepherd Center. She is internationally renowned for her work in motor recovery after spinal cord injury.
Pamela W. Duncan, PhD, PT
Nationally and internationally renowned expert in health policy, outcomes research and clinical epidemiology. She is a professor of neurology and senior policy advisor for Transitional Outcomes at Wake Forest Baptist Health. Her expertise is in post-acute management of the elderly and individuals with stroke and falls management and prevention.
Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L
Professor and endowed chair at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her scholarship focuses on participatory action research with disability and aging communities to identify and assess barriers and supports people with disabilities experience to full participation in society.
James Malec, PhD, FACRM
Professor and research director at the Indiana University School of Medicine/ Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana. Dr. Malec is also chair of the Fellows of ACRM Committee.
WED 12:30 – 1:15 PM
Deirdre R. Dawson, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating interventions for people with cognitive impairments that promote their autonomy and participation in every-day life. Dr. Dawson is also chair of the ACRM Geriatric Rehabilitation Networking Group.
Dee Sperry, MSc, S-LP(C)
Speech Language Pathologist at the eCommunity Support Network in Ontario, Canada.
Helen Hoenig, OT, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine/Geriatrics and chief of PM&R Service at the Durham VA Medical Center in North Carolina. Dr. Hoenig is also the deputy editor of the ACRM scientific journal, Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
Integrating Clinical Practice & Research:
WED 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM
John Whyte, MD, PhD, FACRM,
Director of the Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute. Dr. Whyte is also chair of the ACRM BI-ISIG Disorders of Consciousness Task Force.
Flora Hammond, MD, FACRM
Chair of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at Indiana University. Dr. Hammond is also co-chair of the ACRM BI-ISIG Long-Term Issues Task Force.
Sue Ann Sisto, PT, MA, PhD, FACRM
Professor of physical therapy, research director for rehabilitation sciences, director of the Rehabilitation Research and Movement Performance (RRAMP) Lab, and the program chair for the PhD Program in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in the School of Health Technology and Management at Stony Brook University. Dr. Sisto is also ACRM Past President.
Integrating Clinical Practice & Research:
THU 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM
Jennifer Moore, PT, DHS, NCS
Clinical practice leader of neurologic physical therapy at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
T. George Hornby, PhD, PT
Research scientist and director of the Locomotor Recovery Laboratory at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; and associate professor of the Department of Physical Therapy and Kinesiology & Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Brad Kurowski, MD, MS
Associate professor at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and director of the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kurowski is also co-chair of the new ACRM Physicians and Clinicians Group.
THU 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Stuart W. Hoffman, PhD
Scientific Program Manager of the Brain Injury Portfolio in the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service
Senior Scientific Advisor for Brain Injury in the Office of Research and Development
US Department of Veteran Affairs
*Although significant changes are not anticipated, all schedules, sessions, and presenters posted on this website are subject to change.